- a large, heavy motorcycle.
- an impressively large luxury automobile.
- a sheep about one year old that has not been shorn.
- the wool shorn from such a sheep.
- any of several other domestic animals, as a bullock, that are one year old.
verb (used with object), hogged, hog·ging.
verb (used without object), hogged, hog·ging.
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Idioms for hog
Origin of hog
OTHER WORDS FROM hoghoglike, adjectiveun·hogged, adjective
Words nearby hog
Example sentences from the Web for hog
Little countered by saying the offline inspections can often include the evaluation of more hog carcasses than the traditional plants do.Pork plants in a USDA test program had higher contamination rates than traditional plants|Kimberly Kindy|February 19, 2021|Washington Post
Whenever there was a dispute, the workers could stop the line, threatening to let the hog carcasses rot until the company resolved their grievance.How the History of Waterloo, Iowa, Explains How Meatpacking Plants Became Hotbeds of COVID-19|by Bernice Yeung and Michael Grabell|December 21, 2020|ProPublica
During a dispute, they could simply stop the line, threatening to let the hog carcasses rot until the company met their demands.As COVID-19 Ravaged This Iowa City, Officials Discovered Meatpacking Executives Were the Ones in Charge|by Michael Grabell and Bernice Yeung|December 21, 2020|ProPublica
In fact, for decades now, there’s been a push to industrialize hog farming in China, and these technologies were an attempt to produce even more pigs at an unprecedented scale.“He put QR-coded wristbands on each of the chickens”|Katie McLean|December 18, 2020|MIT Technology Review
Data centers are energy hogs, with their cooling needs—those servers give off a lot of heat—accounting for as much as 40% of consumption.Microsoft hails success of its undersea data center experiment—and says it could have implications on dry land, too|David Meyer|September 15, 2020|Fortune
Particularly, its stealthy coatings make it a maintenance hog.$70 Billion Stealth Jet Finally Flies in Its First War|Dave Majumdar|September 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Hand printed posters at the Vance Avenue Market: CHICKEN BACKS, 12½¢ lb.; HOG MAWS, 15¢: RUMPS, 19¢.Stanley Booth on the Life and Hard Times of Blues Genius Furry Lewis|Stanley Booth|June 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Tipitina's in the warm blue fog, squatting beneath a crescent moon so sharp and clean you could shave a wild hog with it.The Stacks: The Neville Brothers Stake Their Claim as Bards of the Bayou|John Ed Bradley|April 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Complacency is turned against us as the figure bending over the hog suddenly looks up … and speaks.‘The Walking Dead’: Season 4 Premiere Reminds Us Why We Love This Show|Melissa Leon|October 14, 2013|DAILY BEAST
His term is up, as is Hamas's (and they continue to run hog wild in Gaza, which Abu Mazen won't dare enter).
His duty it was to stand at the head of the scalding trough, watch in hand, to "time" the length of the scald, crying "Hog in!"
The rope from his middle, a bottle of sack from his bosom, and a link of hog's puddings, pulled out of his left sleeve.The Battle of Hexham;|George Colman
There wasnt time for the Irishman to dodge; but he did spread his legs, and the angry mother-hog ran between them.
The girls, who were nearest the end of the lake, watched Patrick and the old hog in amazement.
There is an old mother hog that has gotten quite wild, and has a litter of young ones with her that are hard to catch.
British Dictionary definitions for hog
verb hogs, hogging or hogged (tr)
Derived forms of hoghogger, nounhoglike, adjective
Word Origin for hog
Idioms and Phrases with hog
see go hog wild; go whole hog; high off the hog; road hog.