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hog·gish

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

hog′gish·ly adv.
hog′gish·ness n.
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hoggish

(ˈhɒɡɪʃ)
adj
selfish, gluttonous, or dirty
ˈhoggishly adv
ˈhoggishness n
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hog•gish

(ˈhɔ gɪʃ, ˈhɒg ɪʃ)

adj.
1. selfish or gluttonous.
2. filthy.
[1425–75]
hog′gish•ly, adv.
hog′gish•ness, n.
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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"
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hoggish

adjective
Wanting to eat or drink more than one can reasonably consume:
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We are the people who deserve subsidized electricity not the affluent ones who use energy hoggishly. So much for the theft.
Like a true cultivator of virtue, and like any good gardener, Guyon has been willing to get his hands dirty, to wallow hoggishly but come out clean.
La descripcion de Bath da paso inmediatamente a un ataque a la impureza de sus aguas, que desemboca en un alegato contra la "brutality" del pueblo ingles, que Smollett califica de "nation that drinks so hoggishly" (76).