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noun (pl2=swine)
  1. Any of several mammals of the genus Sus, having cloven hooves, bristles and a nose adapted for digging; especially the domesticated farm animal Sus scrofa.
  • The farmer kept a pen with two pigs that he fed from table scraps and field waste.
    1. (specifically) A young swine, a piglet.
    2. (uncountable) The edible meat of such an animal; pork.
  • Some religions prohibit their adherents from eating .
    1. A greedy person; someone who overeats or eats rapidly and noisily.
  • You gluttonous ! Now that you've eaten all the cupcakes, there will be none for the party!
    1. A nasty or disgusting person.
  • She considered him a as he invariably stared at her bosom when they talked.
    1. A dirty or slovenly person.
  • He was a and his apartment a pigpen; take-away containers and pizza boxes in a long, moldy stream lined his counter tops.
    1. (context, UK, US, derogatory slang) A police officer.
  • The protester shouted, "Don't give in to the pigs!" as he was arrested.
    1. (informal) A difficult problem.
  • Hrm...this one's a real : I've been banging my head against the wall over it for hours!
    1. (context, countable, and, uncountable) A block of cast metal.
  • The conveyor carried the pigs from the smelter to the freight cars.''
  • After the ill-advised trade, the investor was stuck with worthless options for 10,000 tons of iron .
    1. The mold in which a block of metal is cast.
  • The was cracked, and molten metal was oozing from the side.
    1. (engineering) A device for cleaning or inspecting the inside of an oil or gas pipeline, or for separating different substances within the pipeline. Named for the pig-like squealing noise made by their progress.
  • Unfortunately, the sent to clear the obstruction got lodged in a tight bend, adding to the problem.
  • verb (pigs, pigging, pigged, pigged)
    1. (context, of swine) to give birth.
    • The black sow pigged at seven this morning.
      1. To eat greedily (also pig out), or in a noisy or dirty fashion.
  • They were pigging on the free food at the bar.

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