- 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
Example sentences from the Web for hog
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
He jiggled the faceted glass door knob to let the person inside know he was hogging the lavatory.
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
Having done this to their satisfaction they untied the hogging ropes and allowed the steers to gain their feet.Tales from the X-bar Horse Camp|Will C. Barnes
This is known as the "hogging down" method of harvesting corn.North Dakota|Various
"Now, here we have a battery of six hogging machines," he'd say.The House of Torchy|Sewell Ford
She was so weak that she supported herself against a rock; at last she rolled on her back, hogging the dog in her fore paws.Diary in America, Series One|Frederick Marryat (AKA Captain Marryat)
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.