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hog

hog

 
pronunciation:
hag [or] hawg
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
phrases:
go whole hog, live high on (or off) the hog
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a domestic pig or swine, esp. one that weighs over 120 pounds, raised for meat.
definition 2: any of various related mammals, including some wild species such as the boar.
definition 3: (informal) a greedy, gluttonous, or filthy person.
phrase: go whole hog
phrase: live high on (or off) the hog
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: hogged, hogging, hogs
definition: (informal) to take an unfair or unjustified amount of.
He hogged all the butter.
derivation: hoglike (adj.)
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