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hog

hog

 
pronunciation:
hag [or] hawg
parts of speech:
noun, verb
phrases:
go whole hog, live high on the hog
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: an adult pig raised for meat. Hogs weigh well over 100 pounds.
definition 2: any member of the pig family, such as the wild boar.
definition 3: a person who is greedy or dirty.
phrase: go whole hog
phrase: live high on the hog
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: hogged, hogging, hogs
definition: to take more of than is fair; to take too much of.
He hogged all the butter.
derivation: hoglike (adj.)
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