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

hog′gish·ly adv.
hog′gish·ness n.
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Noun1.hoggishness - an excessive desire for food
gluttony - habitual eating to excess
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