road hog


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road hog

n. Informal
A motorist whose vehicle overlaps the traffic lane used by another motorist.

road hog

(ˈrəʊdhɒɡ) or

roadhog

n
informal a selfish or aggressive driver

road′ hog`


n.
a driver who obstructs traffic by occupying parts of two lanes.
[1890–95]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.road hog - a driver who obstructs others
driver - the operator of a motor vehicle
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The following morning we had a lesson on how to operate the boat (even the most nervous road hog could do it), and then we were off along the canal.
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Proudly posing with names like Hamlet, Pigaletto, Pigasso, Porkemon and Road Hog, there are three designs for the fiberglass pigs: sitting, walking and standing.
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Not being an older driver - or for that matter a younger driver, ditzy girl, boy racer, taxi driver, 4x4 road hog, salesman, cyclist or white van man.
Apparently, the alternative of a ride in road hog Alun Cairns' motor proved unpopular given his tendency to drive into anything that gets in his way.
Anyone coming up the inside lane cannot pass the car in the middle lane, so to get round the road hog you must exceed the speed limit to pass that car.
Anyway, he couldn't drive a car and it was a blasted nuisance as well as being inconvenient - especially when I was seven months pregnant with tomorrow's embryo road hog, had two toddlers and a holiday booked 200 miles away with all of them except me sick with excitement.
Ian Kinsley, 44, came up with the idea after getting annoyed by one road hog.