porky

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[ pawr-kee, pohr- ]
/ ˈpɔr ki, ˈpoʊr- /

adjective, pork·i·er, pork·i·est.

of, relating to, or resembling pork.
fat: a porky child.

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Origin of porky

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First recorded in 1850–55; pork + -y1

Related forms

pork·i·ness, noun

Definition for porky (2 of 2)

porky

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[ pawr-kee, pohr- ]
/ ˈpɔr ki, ˈpoʊr- /

noun, plural pork·ies. Chiefly Inland North and Western U.S..

Origin of porky

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An Americanism dating back to 1900–05; porc(upine) + -y2
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British Dictionary definitions for porky (1 of 2)

porky

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/ (ˈpɔːkɪ) /

adjective porkier or porkiest

belonging to or characteristic of porka porky smell
informal fat; obese

Derived Forms

porkiness, noun

British Dictionary definitions for porky (2 of 2)

porky

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/ (ˈpɔːkɪ) /

noun plural porkies

British slang a lieAlso called: pork pie

Word Origin for porky

from rhyming slang pork pie lie
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