blind pig

  1. Chiefly Inland North and Pacific States. blind tiger.

Origin of blind pig

An Americanism dating back to 1865–70

Words Nearby blind pig Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use blind pig in a sentence

  • While I am talking of trench-mortars, I must tell you about the "blind pig."

  • The blind pig draws many people toward the falls through sympathy.

    Remarks | Bill Nye
  • A brawl had occurred in a blind pig in Bleecker Street, and the commotion had attracted the attention of a passing sergeant.

  • One of our proverbs is, 'A blind pig will find an acorn once in a while.'

    Lazarre | Mary Hartwell Catherwood