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 (hô′gĭsh, hŏg′ĭsh)
1. Coarsely self-indulgent or gluttonous.
2. Filthy.

hog′gish·ly adv.
hog′gish·ness n.


selfish, gluttonous, or dirty
ˈhoggishly adv
ˈhoggishness n


(ˈhɔ gɪʃ, ˈhɒg ɪʃ)

1. selfish or gluttonous.
2. filthy.
hog′gish•ly, adv.
hog′gish•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.hoggish - resembling swine; coarsely gluttonous or greedy; "piggish table manners"; "the piggy fat-cheeked little boy and his porcine pot-bellied father"; "swinish slavering over food"
gluttonous - given to excess in consumption of especially food or drink; "over-fed women and their gluttonous husbands"; "a gluttonous debauch"; "a gluttonous appetite for food and praise and pleasure"


Wanting to eat or drink more than one can reasonably consume:
References in classic literature ?
But it will require only the slightest exercise of magic to make the exterior conform to the hoggish disposition.
The door of the saloon being flung open, the drove of hogs ran in all directions save the right one, in accordance with their hoggish perversity, but were finally driven into the back yard of the palace.
Because they are more hoggish," the steward interrupted.
The words had the effect of lending an additional clarity and firmness of outline to the picture of himself which Bill had already drawn in his mind--of a soulless creature sunk in hoggish slumber.
In a note to his 'Good and Gentle Reader', Derricke delineates the repugnant Irishness of his illustration: 'MackeSwine, a barbarous offspring come from that nation, which mai bee perceiued by their hoggish fashion'.