noun, plural swine.
Origin of swine
Related formsswine·like, adjective
Examples from the Web for swine
Gerald Ford and the swine flu pandemic that never happened in 1976 is a cautionary tale that government action can backfire.
Everyone in the mountains knew Hadji Murad, and how he slew the Russian swine.The Chechen Grievance: Tolstoy’s ‘Hadji Murad’ After Boston|Benjamin Lytal|April 21, 2013|DAILY BEAST
A few years ago, this Joe Biden warned people not to ride on aircraft or subways out of fear of contracting “swine flu.”Which Joe Biden Will Show Up for Thursday’s Debate?|Matt Latimer|October 11, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Some of the people who were inside there said: “Here come the swine,” and swore and threw stones and things at them.‘Soldaten: Secret WWII Transcripts of German POWs’ by Soenke Neitzel & Harald Welzer|Sönke Neitzel, Harald Welzer|September 24, 2012|DAILY BEAST
She claimed that another group of fascists harassed her while she was driving her cab one night and called her a “Russian swine.”Mother of Los Angeles’ Alleged Arsonist Had a Wild Life|Christine Pelisek|January 14, 2012|DAILY BEAST
It is towards a country distant yet ever near, and it lies much removed from the Far Country where swine feed.My War Experiences in Two Continents|Sarah Macnaughtan
We, poor prodigals, have been feeding long enough upon husks that the swine do eat, and crave a little nourishing food.
It is also the standard pasture for swine where it can be grown, and where alfalfa is not a staple crop.Clovers and How to Grow Them|Thomas Shaw
That's a lie, my lad, for I see he's been putten a swine ring on yer snout to keep ye frae rooting up the ground.A Son of Hagar|Sir Hall Caine
We had the gratification of adding to the health of Hartford for two summers by abating the swine nuisance.The Funny Side of Physic|A. D. Crabtre
British Dictionary definitions for swine
Derived Formsswinelike, adjectiveswinish, adjectiveswinishly, adverbswinishness, noun
Word Origin for swine
Idioms and Phrases with swine
see cast pearls before swine.