- 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
For a gathering official themed “Connecting the Americas,” the disconnect may be what hogs the spotlight.Summit of the Americas in Cartagena Will Be a Minefield for Obama|Mac Margolis|April 13, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Sometimes he buried them on his farm; other times, he stored their body parts in his freezer or fed them to his hogs.
While in search of hogs, their object was also to explore the island.The Three Admirals|W.H.G. Kingston
Under such circumstances he did not desire the assistance of the hogs.The Crater|James Fenimore Cooper
Provisions were obtained in such plenty at Guahan, that in the two vessels they salted above fifty hogs for sea use.History of the Buccaneers of America|James Burney
I cured my hogs and prevented the rest from having the disease.One Thousand Secrets of Wise and Rich Men Revealed|C. A. Bogardus
Hogs, however well and properly kept, will occasionally become affected with this disease from contagion.Sheep, Swine, and Poultry|Robert Jennings
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.