a driver who obstructs traffic by occupying parts of two lanes.
Origin of road hog
First recorded in 1890–95Related formsroad-hog·gish, adjectiveroad-hog·gism, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for road hog
informal a selfish or aggressive driver
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Idioms and Phrases with road hog
A motorist whose vehicle straddles two traffic lanes, as in Stay in your own lane, you road hog! This expression uses hog in the sense of “a greedy or selfish person.” [Colloquial; late 1800s]
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