- of, relating to, or resembling pork.
- fat: a porky child.
Origin of porky1
- a porcupine.
Origin of porky2
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Examples from the Web for porky
Porky Pig, “Blue Christmas” Who says there are no new Christmas classics?Christmas Music Sucks (Mostly), but Here’s a Playlist of Holiday Gems
December 7, 2012
We do care about “all those little, tiny, yes, porky amendments.”
We do care about "all those little, tiny, yes, porky amendments."
Well, as I was saying, it's absurd to worry; he's not a porky father.Where Angels Fear to Tread
E. M. Forster
The first bear trap that we came to, we found a "porky" in it.
No, Smoky, it is no dog; neither is it a porky; it is a bear this time all right.
It was Porky, with that wedge-coat of hisn, and a seegar as big as a corn-cob!Alec Lloyd, Cowpuncher
Diana looked doubtfully at the two inches of brown, porky substance on her ivy-leaf plate, and sighed.A harum-scarum schoolgirl
- belonging to or characteristic of porka porky smell
- informal fat; obese
- British slang a lieAlso called: pork pie
from rhyming slang pork pie lie
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Word Origin and History for porky
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