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hog

 (hôg, hŏg)
n.
1.
a. Any of various mammals of the family Suidae, which includes the domesticated pig as well as wild species, such as the wild boar and the warthog.
b. A domesticated pig weighing over 54 kilograms (120 pounds).
2.
a. A self-indulgent, gluttonous, or filthy person.
b. One that uses too much of something.
3. also hogg
a. Chiefly British A young sheep before it has been shorn.
b. The wool from this type of sheep.
4. Slang A big, heavy motorcycle.
v. hogged, hog·ging, hogs
v.tr.
1. Informal To take more than one's share of: Don't hog the couch.
2. To cause (the back) to arch like that of a hog.
3. To cut (a horse's mane) short and bristly.
4. To shred (waste wood, for example) by machine.
v.intr.
Nautical To arch upward in the middle. Used of a ship's keel.
Idiom:
high on/off the hog Slang
In a lavish or extravagant manner: lived high on the hog after getting his inheritance.

[Middle English, from Old English hogg, possibly of Celtic origin; see sū- in Indo-European roots.]

hog

(hɒɡ)
n
1. (Animals) a domesticated pig, esp a castrated male weighing more than 102 kg
2. (Animals) US and Canadian any artiodactyl mammal of the family Suidae; pig
3. (Agriculture) dialect Also: hogg Brit and Austral and NZ another name for hogget
4. informal a selfish, greedy, or slovenly person
5. (Nautical Terms) nautical a stiff brush, for scraping a vessel's bottom
6. (Nautical Terms) nautical the amount or extent to which a vessel is hogged. Compare sag6
7. (Building) another word for camber4
8. (Automotive Engineering) slang chiefly US a large powerful motorcycle
9. go the whole hog informal to do something thoroughly or unreservedly: if you are redecorating one room, why not go the whole hog and paint the entire house?.
10. live high on the hog live high off the hog informal chiefly US to have an extravagant lifestyle
vb (tr) , hogs, hogging or hogged
11. slang to take more than one's share of
12. to arch (the back) like a hog
13. (Horse Training, Riding & Manège) to cut (the mane) of (a horse) very short
[Old English hogg, from Celtic; compare Cornish hoch]
ˈhogger n
ˈhogˌlike adj

hog

(hɔg, hɒg)

n., v. hogged, hog•ging. n.
1. a domesticated swine, Sus scrofa; pig.
2. a domesticated swine weighing 120 lb. (54 kg) or more, raised for market.
3. any of various hoofed, even-toed mammals of the Old World family Suidae, including the wild boar, warthog, and domesticated swine.
4. a selfish, gluttonous, or filthy person.
5. Slang. a large motorcycle.
v.t.
6. to appropriate selfishly.
Idioms:
1. go (the) whole hog, to do something thoroughly.
2. live or eat high off or on the hog, to live prosperously and luxuriously.
[1300–50; Middle English; compare Old English hogg- in place names; perhaps < Celtic; compare Welsh hwch, Cornish hogh swine]

hog

  • hog - A pig weighing more than 120 pounds.
  • high on the hog - An allusion to the upper portions of a pig being the best for eating.
  • swine, hog, pig - Swine is the collective (and ancestral) term for domesticated pigs and hogs; a hog is 120 pounds or more and ready for market, while a pig is immature and weighs less.
  • hog on ice - Known mainly from the title of the book by Charles Earle Funk (1948); it is from the expression "as independent as a hog on ice," in which hog refers to the stone in the game of curling when it comes to rest.

hog


Past participle: hogged
Gerund: hogging

Imperative
hog
hog
Present
I hog
you hog
he/she/it hogs
we hog
you hog
they hog
Preterite
I hogged
you hogged
he/she/it hogged
we hogged
you hogged
they hogged
Present Continuous
I am hogging
you are hogging
he/she/it is hogging
we are hogging
you are hogging
they are hogging
Present Perfect
I have hogged
you have hogged
he/she/it has hogged
we have hogged
you have hogged
they have hogged
Past Continuous
I was hogging
you were hogging
he/she/it was hogging
we were hogging
you were hogging
they were hogging
Past Perfect
I had hogged
you had hogged
he/she/it had hogged
we had hogged
you had hogged
they had hogged
Future
I will hog
you will hog
he/she/it will hog
we will hog
you will hog
they will hog
Future Perfect
I will have hogged
you will have hogged
he/she/it will have hogged
we will have hogged
you will have hogged
they will have hogged
Future Continuous
I will be hogging
you will be hogging
he/she/it will be hogging
we will be hogging
you will be hogging
they will be hogging
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been hogging
you have been hogging
he/she/it has been hogging
we have been hogging
you have been hogging
they have been hogging
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been hogging
you will have been hogging
he/she/it will have been hogging
we will have been hogging
you will have been hogging
they will have been hogging
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been hogging
you had been hogging
he/she/it had been hogging
we had been hogging
you had been hogging
they had been hogging
Conditional
I would hog
you would hog
he/she/it would hog
we would hog
you would hog
they would hog
Past Conditional
I would have hogged
you would have hogged
he/she/it would have hogged
we would have hogged
you would have hogged
they would have hogged
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hog - a person regarded as greedy and pig-likehog - a person regarded as greedy and pig-like
selfish person - a person who is unusually selfish
2.hog - a sheep up to the age of one year; one yet to be sheared
lamb - young sheep
3.hog - domestic swinehog - domestic swine      
swine - stout-bodied short-legged omnivorous animals
genus Sus, Sus - type genus of the Suidae
porker - a pig fattened to provide meat
trotter - foot of a pig or sheep especially one used as food
porc, pork - meat from a domestic hog or pig
lard - soft white semisolid fat obtained by rendering the fatty tissue of the hog
Verb1.hog - take greedily; take more than one's share
snaffle, snap up, grab - get hold of or seize quickly and easily; "I snapped up all the good buys during the garage sale"

hog

noun (U.S.)
1. pig, swine, porker a hog farm in Alabama
verb
1. (Slang) monopolize, dominate, tie up, corner, corner the market in, be a dog in the manger Have you done hogging the bathroom?
Translations
خِنْزيريأخُذ أو يَسْتَعْمِل أكثر مما يجبيَلْتَهِم بِشَراهَة
nenasytně hltatprasezabrat pro sebe
beslaglæggegrissvin
felfalráül
háma í sigsvíntaka meira en sinn skerf
kiaulėniekaipadaryti iki galopasičiuptipasiglemžti
aprītcūkaizmantotlietotrīt
nenásytne hltaťprivlastniť si

hog

[hɒg]
A. N
1. (esp US) (= pig) → cerdo m, puerco m, chancho m (LAm)
2. (Brit) (= castrated pig) → cerdo m castrado
he's a greedy hoges un cerdo
to go the whole hogjugarse el todo por el todo
B. VTacaparar
to hog the limelightacaparar toda la atención

hog

[ˈhɒg]
n
(= male pig) → verrat m; (castrated)porc m châtré
to go the whole hog → aller jusqu'au bout
vt (fig)accaparer, monopoliser
He's always hogging the bathroom → Il monopolise toujours la salle de bain.
to hog all the attention → accaparer toute l'attention
They shouldn't be allowing Phil to hog all the attention → Ils ne devraient pas permettre à Phil d'accaparer toute l'attention.
to hog the limelight → tenir la vedette
to hog the headlines → tenir la vedette, s'installer à la une des journaux
The weather hogged the headlines again today with many roads closed due to the snow → Le mauvais temps s'est une nouvelle fois installé à la une des journaux avec de nombreuses routes fermées à cause de la neige., Le mauvais temps tient une nouvelle fois la vedette avec de nombreuses routes fermées à cause de la neige.

hog

n
(Mast)schwein nt; (US: = pig) → Schwein nt
(pej inf: = person) → Schwein nt (inf); (greedy) → Vielfraß m (inf); (selfish) → Sau f (inf); (dirty) → Sau f (inf), → Ferkel nt (inf) ? road hog, whole hog
vt (inf)sich (dat)aneignen, in Beschlag nehmen; he always hogs the bathroomer nimmt immer das Badezimmer in Beschlag; she hogged his attention all eveningsie belegte ihn den ganzen Abend lang mit Beschlag; a lot of drivers hog the middle of the roadviele Fahrer meinen, sie hätten die Straßenmitte gepachtet (inf); stop hogging the ball! (Ftbl etc) → gib endlich (den Ball) ab!; to hog the limelightalle Aufmerksamkeit für sich beanspruchen

hog

:
hogtie
vt (US) → an allen vieren fesseln; (fig inf)handlungsunfähig machen; we’re hogduns (dat)sind Hände und Füße gebunden
hogwash
n
(= swill)Schweinefutter nt
(inf: = nonsense) → Quatsch m, → Quark m (inf), → blödes Zeug (inf)
hog wild
adj (US inf) to go hogtotal ausflippen (inf)

hog

[hɒg]
1. nporco, maiale m
to go the whole hog (fig) → fare le cose fino in fondo
2. vt (fam) → accaparrarsi
to hog the road → guidare nel mezzo della strada

hog

(hog) noun
(especially American) a pig.
verbpast tense, past participle hogged
1. to gobble up greedily.
2. to take or use more of than one ought to; to keep or use longer than one ought to. She's hogging the telephone and no-one else can use it.
ˈhogwash noun
(especially American) nonsense.
go the whole hog
to do something completely. I've bought a new dress – I think I'll go the whole hog and buy a complete outfit.
References in classic literature ?
There's fresh sassafras boughs for the ladies to sit on, which may not be as proud as their my-hog-guinea chairs, but which sends up a sweeter flavor, than the skin of any hog can do, be it of Guinea, or be it of any other land.
They don't waste anything here," said the guide, and then he laughed and added a witticism, which he was pleased that his unsophisticated friends should take to be his own: "They use everything about the hog except the squeal.
This hog was always wallowing there, and as he was the only hog we saw, his frequent repetition, together with his unvarying similarity to himself, finally caused me to reflect that he must be the same hog, and this led me to the deduction that this must be the same spring, also--which indeed it was.
And I says to myself, I'll hog them di'monds the first chance I get, and I'll have a disguise all ready, and I'll give the boys the slip, and when I'm safe away I'll put it on, and then let them find me if they can.
Saxon or Jew,'' answered the Prince, ``Saxon or Jew, dog or hog, what matters it?
The morning of Powell's departure was, like nearly all Arizona mornings, clear and beautiful; I could see him and his little pack animals picking their way down the mountainside toward the valley, and all during the morning I would catch occasional glimpses of them as they topped a hog back or came out upon a level plateau.
The hog, hit by the electric ball, fell stone dead.
Each of these creatures, despite its human form, its rag of clothing, and the rough humanity of its bodily form, had woven into it--into its movements, into the expression of its countenance, into its whole presence--some now irresistible suggestion of a hog, a swinish taint, the unmistakable mark of the beast.
From what is related of them, I reckon that their favorite diet was pork, and that they had lived upon it until a good part of their physical substance was swine's flesh, and their tempers and dispositions were very much akin to the hog.
Patroclus did as his comrade bade him; he set the chopping-block in front of the fire, and on it he laid the loin of a sheep, the loin also of a goat, and the chine of a fat hog.
while those very natives cannot even furnish a hog to the ship.
In cleanest, severest outline he had traced the Great Wheel with its six spokes, whose centre is the conjoined Hog, Snake, and Dove (Ignorance, Anger, and Lust), and whose compartments are all the Heavens and Hells, and all the chances of human life.