Definition of Porker

1. Noun. A pig fattened to provide meat.

Generic synonyms: Grunter, Hog, Pig, Squealer, Sus Scrofa



Definition of Porker

1. n. A hog.

Definition of Porker

1. Noun. A pig, especially a castrated male, being fattened and raised for slaughter. ¹

2. Noun. (slang pejorative) An obese person. ¹

3. Noun. (British slang) A lie (from Cockney rhyming slang ''pork pie''). [Definition questioned: see discussion.] ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Porker

1. a pig [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Porker

pork pies
pork rind
pork rinds
pork roast
pork sausage
pork scratchings
pork sword
pork swords
pork tenderloin
porkbarrel
porkbarrels
porkburger
porkburgers
porkchop
porked
porker (current term)
porkers
porket
porkets
porkfish
porkholt
porkier
porkies
porkiest
porkiness
porkinesses
porking
porkish
porkless
porklike

Literary usage of Porker

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1. Potter's American Monthly (1878)
"... porker." May it not be held as a maxim, that the manners of individuals, their idiosyncrasies, inclinations, and intellectual habits, are modified to a ..."

2. An Essay on the Nature, Design, and Origin, of Sacrifices by Arthur Ashley Sykes (1748)
"... to cut down your Corn, in c* this manner mould you Sacrifice a ** porker. ... before you cut down your Corn : it " muft be a female porker to Ceres be- ..."

3. Through Romany Songland by Laura Alexandrine Smith (1889)
""We see a jolly porker,and then we say in Romany language, ' Fling the bane yonder amongst the dirt, and the porker will soon find it, the porker will soon ..."

4. A Dictionary of Slang, Jargon & Cant: Embracing English, American, and Anglo by Albert Barrère, Charles Godfrey Leland (1889)
"When a person conjectures wrongly, he is compared to Hob's hog, a local story being that the mythical porker in question imagined his breakfast was coming, ..."

5. The Romany Rye: A Sequel to Lavengro by George Henry Borrow (1872)
"We go to the house of the poison-monger,* where we buy three pennies' worth of bane, and when we return to our people we say, we will poison the porker ; we ..."

6. Centennial History of Missouri: (the Center State) One Hundred Years in the by Walter Barlow Stevens (1921)
"... porker—Make Beef of the Steer Where He is Primed—The Model Stockyards of St. Joseph—Packing Plants Up-to-Date—Fine Art in Poultry Handling—Rules of ..."

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