- a pig, especially one being fattened for its meat.
Origin of porker
Related Words for porkerhog, swine, boar, piglet, sow, porker, shoat, piggy, peanut, sphere, oval, pigskin, moleskin, watermelon, pineapple, peccary, razorback, warthog, porky
Examples from the Web for porker
Historical Examples of porker
One man, a butcher, was pulling on a rope which was tied around a porker's snout.
The thought of the porker struck him and he called out gently: "Mamma."
“Then the sooner you can manage to dig a pitfall and catch a porker the better,” said Tom.The Three Admirals
Keep watch, however, where you are, while I go down and cut up the porker.With Axe and Rifle
As his eyes lighted on the porker, Tubby gave a shout of delight.The Boy Scouts at the Panama Canal
John Henry Goldfrap
- a pig, esp a young one weighing between 40 and 67 kg, fattened to provide meat such as pork chops
1650s, "young hog fattened for food," from pork (n.). Meaning "fat person" is from 1892.