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hoggish

[haw-gish, hog-ish] /ˈhɔ gɪʃ, ˈhɒg ɪʃ/
adjective
1.
like or befitting a hog.
2.
selfish; gluttonous; filthy.
Origin of hoggish
1425-1475
1425-75; late Middle English. See hog, -ish1
Related forms
hoggishly, adverb
hoggishness, noun
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hoggish

/ˈhɒɡɪʃ/
adjective
1.
selfish, gluttonous, or dirty
Derived Forms
hoggishly, adverb
hoggishness, noun
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Word Origin and History for hoggish
adj.

"gluttonous," late 15c., from hog (n.) + -ish. Related: Hoggishly; hoggishness.

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