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pork·er

 (pôr′kər)
n.
1. A fattened young pig.
2. Derogatory A fat person.
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porker

(ˈpɔːkə)
n
(Agriculture) a pig, esp a young one weighing between 40 and 67 kg, fattened to provide meat such as pork chops
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pork•er

(ˈpɔr kər, ˈpoʊr-)

n.
a pig, esp. one being fattened for its meat.
[1635–45]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.porker - a pig fattened to provide meatporker - a pig fattened to provide meat  
pig, squealer, Sus scrofa, grunter, hog - domestic swine
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Translations

porker

[ˈpɔːkəʳ] Ncerdo m, cochino m
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porker

nMastschwein nt
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References in classic literature ?
He finished off by squeaking so like a pig that the spectators thought that he had a porker concealed about him.
"Now El Emanu!" slowly and with upturned eyes ejaculated the trio, as, letting go their hold, the emancipated porker tumbled headlong among the Philistines, "El Emanu!-God be with us it is the unutterable flesh!"
When the taper came, I gazed eagerly into the vessel, and recognized the mutilated remains of a juvenile porker! 'Puarkee!' exclaimed Kory-Kory, looking complacently at the dish; and from that day to this I have never forgotten that such is the designation of a pig in the Typee lingo.
Friend squire upstairs is at this moment no better than a porker. Have I made mistake?
"Never mind, my lord," said the Baronet, "we'll try the porker on Saturday.
and I have often wishedbut it is so little one can venture to dosmall, trifling presents, of any thing uncommon Now we have killed a porker, and Emma thinks of sending them a loin or a leg; it is very small and delicateHartfield pork is not like any other porkbut still it is porkand, my dear Emma, unless one could be sure of their making it into steaks, nicely fried, as ours are fried, without the smallest grease, and not roast it, for no stomach can bear roast porkI think we had better send the leg do not you think so, my dear?"
One young gentleman (a very delicate porker with several straws sticking about his nose, betokening recent investigations in a dung-hill) was walking deliberately on, profoundly thinking, when suddenly his brother, who was lying in a miry hole unseen by him, rose up immediately before his startled eyes, ghostly with damp mud.
"Ah, the dainty little porker. My mouth waters for him."
The curse of St Withold upon these infernal porkers!'' said the swine-herd, after blowing his horn obstreperously, to collect together the scattered herd of swine, which, answering his call with notes equally melodious, made, however, no haste to remove themselves from the luxurious banquet of beech-mast and acorns on which they had fattened, or to forsake the marshy banks of the rivulet, where several of them, half plunged in mud, lay stretched at their ease, altogether regardless of the voice of their keeper.
Sleek unwieldy porkers were grunting in the repose and abundance of their pens, from whence sallied forth, now and then, troops of sucking pigs, as if to snuff the air.
Bide thee here, thou sot, with these porkers. Thou art no fit company for us."
The hens, in turn, took it out on the little porkers, pecking them when they strayed too far from their mother.