- 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.
Idioms about hog
Origin of hog
OTHER WORDS FROM hoghog·like, adjectiveun·hogged, adjective
How to use hog in a sentence
Another group date, a roast, featured the other men ripping into Moss for being an attention hog.‘The Bachelorette’ implodes as the star leaves the show: A guide to a chaotic episode|Emily Yahr, Lisa Bonos|November 6, 2020|Washington Post
Because they knew even as they succeeded in hogging the spotlight people were snickering at them.Of Gamers, Gates, and Disco Demolition: The Roots of Reactionary Rage|Arthur Chu|October 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Now a particularly ugly strand of this phenomenon, Native American appropriation, is hogging the spotlight.Pharrell, Harry Styles, and Native American Appropriation|Amy Zimmerman|June 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Not that David Macklovitch (aka Dave 1, aka the tall, skinny, Jewish one) is hogging credit for this.Chromeo’s Dave 1 on ‘White Women’ and Bringing Back the Funk|Melissa Leon|May 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Once denounced by McCain as ‘wacko birds’ hogging the spotlight, Ted Cruz and Rand Paul are soaring.Ted Cruz Might Just Have Won the Future for the GOP|Nick Gillespie|September 25, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Every American, and every camera-hogging legal pundit, is entitled to an opinion about the case.
I know I had many faults as a room-mate, but I believe my habit of selfishly hogging the bathroom was the worst.Vacation with the Tucker Twins|Nell Speed
The fact still remains that Epsilon had better be habitable or Pan-Asia will scream we're hogging it.Competition|James Causey
This is known as the "hogging down" method of harvesting corn.North Dakota|Various
"I think the way you two fellows are hogging the Ys and captaincies around here is disgraceful," complained the Codfish one night.Frank Armstrong at College|Matthew M. Colton
To bend or give way from heavy weight; to press down towards the middle; the opposite of hogging.The Sailor's Word-Book|William Henry Smyth
British Dictionary definitions for hog
Derived forms of hoghogger, nounhoglike, adjective
Word Origin for hog
Other Idioms and Phrases with hog
see go hog wild; go whole hog; high off the hog; road hog.