Definition of Hog

1. Noun. A person regarded as greedy and pig-like.

Exact synonyms: Pig
Generic synonyms: Selfish Person
Derivative terms: Pig, Pig, Piggy



2. Verb. Take greedily; take more than one's share.
Generic synonyms: Grab, Snaffle, Snap Up

3. Noun. A sheep up to the age of one year; one yet to be sheared.
Exact synonyms: Hogg, Hogget
Generic synonyms: Lamb

4. Noun. Domestic swine.
Exact synonyms: Grunter, Pig, Squealer, Sus Scrofa
Generic synonyms: Swine
Group relationships: Genus Sus, Sus
Specialized synonyms: Porker
Terms within: Trotter, Porc, Pork
Terms within: Lard
Derivative terms: Grunt, Pig, Pig, Piglet, Squeal

Definition of Hog

1. n. A quadruped of the genus Sus, and allied genera of Suidæ; esp., the domesticated varieties of S. scrofa, kept for their fat and meat, called, respectively, lard and pork; swine; porker; specifically, a castrated boar; a barrow.

2. v. t. To cut short like bristles; as, to hog the mane of a horse.

3. v. i. To become bent upward in the middle, like a hog's back; -- said of a ship broken or strained so as to have this form.

Definition of Hog

1. Noun. Any animal belonging to the Suidae family of mammals, especially the pig, the wart hog, and the boar. ¹

2. Noun. A greedy person; one who refuses to share. ¹

3. Noun. (slang) A large motorcycle, particularly a Harley-Davidson. ¹

4. Verb. (transitive) To greedily take more than one's share, to take precedence at the expense of another or others. ¹

5. Verb. (transitive) To clip the mane of a horse, making it short and bristly. ¹

6. Verb. (transitive nautical) To cause the keel of a ship to arch upwards (the opposite of (term sag)). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hog

1. to take more than one's share [v HOGGED, HOGGING, HOGS]

Medical Definition of Hog

1. 1. A quadruped of the genus Sus, and allied genera of Suidae; especially, the domesticated varieties of S. Scrofa, kept for their fat and meat, called, respectively, lard and pork; swine; porker; specifically, a castrated boar; a barrow. The domestic hogs of Siam, China, and parts of Southern Europe, are thought to have been derived from Sus Indicus. 2. A mean, filthy, or gluttonous fellow. 3. A young sheep that has not been shorn. 4. A rough, flat scrubbing broom for scrubbing a ship's bottom under water. 5. (Paper Manuf) A device for mixing and stirring the pulp of which paper is made. Bush hog, Ground hog, etc. See Bush, Ground, etc. Hog caterpillar, the axis deer. Hog gum See Capybara. Origin: Prob. Akin to E. Hack to cut, and meaning orig, a castrated boar; cf. Also W. Hwch swine, sow, Armor. Houc'h, hoc'h. Cf. Haggis, Hogget, and Hoggerel. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hog

hoecake
hoecakes
hoed
hoedown
hoedowns
hoeing
hoelike
hoelite
hoemother
hoer
hoers
hoes
hof
hofs
hoful
hog (current term)
hog's-back
hog-baying
hog-nosed badger
hog-nosed skunk
hog-rubber
hog-rubbers
hog-tie
hog-tied
hog-ties
hog-tying
hog-wallowing
hog-wild
hog apple
hog badger

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