- like or befitting a hog.
- selfish; gluttonous; filthy.
Origin of hoggish
Related Words for hoggishacquisitive, avaricious, avid, carnivorous, close, close-fisted, covetous, craving, desirous, eager, edacious, gluttonous, grabby, grasping, hungry, impatient, insatiable, esurient, grudging
Examples from the Web for hoggish
Historical Examples of hoggish
We fellers are only havin' a little fun with 'em for bein' so stuck-up and hoggish.The Rise of Roscoe Paine
Joseph C. Lincoln
He was as unsociable, hoggish an old curmudgeon as ever rode a stout hack.The Funny Side of Physic
A. D. Crabtre
For those devils so talked of and feared are none else but hoggish jailors.
It had a black, hoggish nose, but there were fangs in its great jaws.The Story of Ab
All our industrious men were well behaved; and all our idle men were hoggish.A Journal of a Young Man of Massachusetts, 2nd ed.
- selfish, gluttonous, or dirty