- a driver who obstructs traffic by occupying parts of two lanes.
Origin of road hog
First recorded in 1890–95
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Examples from the Web for road hog
One hopes that practice with the Indian variety may help them in their chase of the Uhlan road-hog.
- informal a selfish or aggressive driver
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Idioms and Phrases with road hog
A motorist whose vehicle straddles two traffic lanes, as in Stay in your own lane, you road hog! This expression uses hog in the sense of “a greedy or selfish person.” [Colloquial; late 1800s]
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