hog, pig, grunter, squealer, Sus scrofa(noun)
slob, sloven, pig, slovenly person(noun)
a coarse obnoxious person
a person regarded as greedy and pig-like
bull, cop, copper, fuzz, pig(noun)
uncomplimentary terms for a policeman
pig bed, pig(noun)
mold consisting of a bed of sand in which pig iron is cast
a crude block of metal (lead or iron) poured from a smelting furnace
pig, pig it(verb)
live like a pig, in squalor
devour, guttle, raven, pig(verb)
"he devoured three sandwiches"
Any of several mammals of the genus Sus, having cloven hooves, bristles and a nose adapted for digging; especially the domesticated farm animal Sus scrofa.
The farmer kept a pen with two pigs that he fed from table scraps and field waste.
(specifically) A young swine, a piglet.
The edible meat of such an animal; pork.
Some religions prohibit their adherents from eating pig.
Someone who overeats or eats rapidly and noisily.
You gluttonous pig! Now that you've eaten all the cupcakes, there will be none for the party!
A nasty or disgusting person.
She considered him a pig as he invariably stared at her bosom when they talked.
A dirty or slovenly person.
He was a pig and his apartment a pigpen; take-away containers and pizza boxes in a long, moldy stream lined his counter tops.
A police officer.
The protester shouted, u201CDon't give in to the pigs!u201D as he was arrested.
A difficult problem.
Hrm...this one's a real pig: I've been banging my head against the wall over it for hours!
A block of cast metal.
to give birth.
The black sow pigged at seven this morning.
To greedily consume (especially food).
They were pigging on the free food at the bar.
The mold in which a block of metal is cast.
The pig was cracked, and molten metal was oozing from the side.
A device for cleaning or inspecting the inside of an oil or gas pipeline, or for separating different substances within the pipeline. Named for the pig-like squealing noise made by their progress.
Unfortunately, the pig sent to clear the obstruction got lodged in a tight bend, adding to the problem.
a person who is obese to the extent of resembling a pig (the animal)
Origin: From pigge, from (attested only in compounds, such as picgbread), pet-form related to bigge, Pugge. Of uncertain origin.
the young of swine, male or female; also, any swine; a hog
any wild species of the genus Sus and related genera
an oblong mass of cast iron, lead, or other metal. See Mine pig, under Mine
one who is hoggish; a greedy person
to bring forth (pigs); to bring forth in the manner of pigs; to farrow
to huddle or lie together like pigs, in one bed
Origin: [Cf. D. big, bigge, LG. bigge, also Dan. pige girl, Sw. piga, Icel. pka.]
A pig is any of the animals in the genus Sus, within the Suidae family of even-toed ungulates. Pigs include the domestic pig and its ancestor, the common Eurasian wild boar, along with other species; related creatures outside the genus include the babirusa and the warthog. Pigs, like all suids, are native to the Eurasian and African continents. Juvenile pigs are known as piglets. Pigs are omnivores and are highly social and intelligent animals.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
pig, n. a swine of either gender: an oblong mass of unforged metal, as first extracted from the ore, so called because it is made to flow when melted in channels called pigs, branching from a main channel called the sow.—v.i. to bring forth pigs: to live together like pigs:—pr.p. pig′ging; pa.t. and pa.p. pigged.—adjs. Pig′-eyed, having small dull eyes with heavy lids; Pig′-faced, looking like a pig.—n. Pig′gery, a place where pigs are kept.—adj. Pig′gish, belonging to or like pigs: greedy, said of persons.—n. Pig′gishness.—adj. Pig′headed, having a large or ill-formed head: stupidly obstinate.—ns. Pig′headedness; Pig′-ī′ron, iron in pigs or rough bars; Pig′-lead, lead in pigs; Pig′-nut (same as Earth-nut); Pig′sconce, a pigheaded fellow: a blockhead; Pig′skin, the skin of a pig prepared as a strong leather: a saddle; Pig′-sty, a pen for keeping pigs; Pig's′-wash, swill; Pig's′-whis′per (slang), a low whisper: a very short space of time; Pig′-tail, the tail of a pig: the hair of the head tied behind in the form of a pig's tail: a roll of twisted tobacco. [A.S. pecg; Dut. bigge, big.]
pig, n. an earthen vessel. [Piggin.]
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Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'pig' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3702
Rank popularity for the word 'pig' in Nouns Frequency: #1581
The numerical value of pig in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of pig in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
You can put lipstick on a pig, but it's still a pig.
If a pig could give his mind to anything, he would not be a pig.
Never try to teach a pig to sing. It wastes your time, and it annoys the pig.
Give to a pig when it grunts and a child when it cries , and you will have a fine pig and a bad child.
This is nothing short of a blowout, any attempt by the NFL to claim victory in this case is like putting lipstick on a pig.
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Translations for pig
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- خنزير, حلوفArabic
- ཕག་པTibetan Standard
- golafre, porcCatalan, Valencian
- prase, svině, vepř, čuně, fízlCzech
- свиниꙗOld Church Slavonic, Church Slavonic, Old Bulgarian
- svin, grisDanish
- Schwein, Bulle, HausschweinGerman
- porkiĉo, virporko, porkino, porkoEsperanto
- cuto, chancho, cochín, gorrino, tocino, cochi, gocho, puerco, cerdo, marrano, chon, cochino, guarro, cuchi, milico, coche, cocho, tuncoSpanish
- põrsakest, sigaEstonian
- txakur, txerri, zerri, urdeBasque
- porsas, pähkinä, sika, sottapytty, muotti, harkkoFinnish
- keuf, cochon, pourceau, flic, porc, salaudFrench
- baarchWestern Frisian
- muc, alpuireIrish
- mucScottish Gaelic
- porco, cochoGalician
- malac, disznó, sertésHungarian
- խոզ, կաշալոտArmenian
- porkino, porkulo, porkoIdo
- svín, löggusvínIcelandic
- porco, maiale, stronza, bastardo, stronzo, bastarda, suinoItalian
- ブタ, 豚Japanese
- សត្វជ្រូក, ជ្រូកKhmer
- mogh, hoghCornish
- porcus, susLatin
- khinzir, babiMalay
- wout, varken, kankerlijer, smeris, smeerlap, tiefushoer, zwijn, kit, juut, hoer, slokop, flikDutch
- purk, storeter, svin, snut, grisNorwegian
- bisóodiNavajo, Navaho
- pies, świniaPolish
- porco, nojento, suínoPortuguese
- püerch, piertg, portg, chucalRomansh
- свинья́, сви́нтус, болва́нка, чу́шка, бо́ровRussian
- mannale, procu, porcu, mannali, polcuSardinian
- крме, свиња, svinja, krme, сви́њаSerbo-Croatian
- ඌරාSinhala, Sinhalese
- sviňa, prasaSlovak
- pujs, svinja, prašič, prasecSlovene
- derr, thiAlbanian
- gris, svinSwedish
- పంది, సూకరముTelugu
- puakaTonga (Tonga Islands)
- pasaklı, domuz, obur, hınzır, tiksindiriciTurkish
- чучка, дуңгызTatar
- چوشقاUyghur, Uighur
- خوک, سؤر, خنزیرUrdu
- con heo, chi lợn, heoVietnamese
- jisvin, hisvin, svin, omsvin, domasvinVolapük
- חזיר, כאַזערYiddish
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