piggishly


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pig·gish

 (pĭg′ĭsh)
adj.
Resembling or characteristic of a pig, as in being greedy or stubborn: a piggish grunt; a piggish appetite.

pig′gish·ly adv.
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Adv.1.piggishly - in a piggish manner; "piggishly, he took two pieces of cake"
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In their sty, moreover, they behaved more piggishly than the pigs that had been born so; for they bit and snorted at one another, put their feet in the trough, and gobbled up their victuals in a ridiculous hurry; and, when there was nothing more to be had, they made a great pile of themselves among some unclean straw, and fell fast asleep.
Like Tennison, The Closer's Johnson is a strong, brilliant, and unpopular female officer put in charge of a mostly male and piggishly sexist homicide squad, and she is forced to spend much of the first season earning the begrudging cooperation and respect of her team.
It's the difference between a gourmet who savors and a gourmand who gobbles: The latter seeks quantity, not quality, piggishly exhausting resources and looking around for more.