road hog

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road hog

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

(ˈrəʊdhɒɡ) or


informal a selfish or aggressive driver
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road′ hog`

a driver who obstructs traffic by occupying parts of two lanes.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.road hog - a driver who obstructs others
driver - the operator of a motor vehicle
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