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hoggish

[ haw-gish, hog-ish ]
/ ˈhɔ gɪʃ, ˈhɒg ɪʃ /
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adjective
like or befitting a hog.
selfish; gluttonous; filthy.
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Origin of hoggish

1425–75; late Middle English. See hog, -ish1

OTHER WORDS FROM hoggish

hog·gish·ly, adverbhog·gish·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for hoggish

hoggish
/ (ˈhɒɡɪʃ) /

adjective
selfish, gluttonous, or dirty

Derived forms of hoggish

hoggishly, adverbhoggishness, noun
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