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Noun: pig  pig
  1. Domestic swine
    - hog, grunter, squealer, Sus scrofa
  2. [informal] A person with poor hygiene and low standards of tidiness
    - slob [Brit, informal], sloven, slovenly person, dag [Austral, NZ, informal], shlump [N. Amer, informal], schlump [N. Amer, informal]
  3. [informal] A person regarded as greedy and pig-like
    - hog [informal]
  4. [informal] Uncomplimentary term for a policeman
    - bull [US, informal], cop [informal], copper [Brit, informal], rozzer [Brit, informal], bizzy [UK, dialect, informal], fed [Brit, informal], peeler [Brit, archaic]
  5. Mould consisting of a bed of sand in which pig iron is cast
    - pig bed
  6. A crude block of metal (lead or iron) poured from a smelting furnace
Verb: pig (pigged,pigging)  pig
  1. [informal] Live like a pig, in squalor
    - pig it
  2. [informal] Eat greedily
    - devour, guttle, raven
  3. Give birth to (piglets)
    "sows pig";
    - farrow

Derived forms: pigs, pigging, pigged

Type of: bear, birth, bobby [Brit, informal], cast, deliver, eat, give birth, have, ingot, live, mold [N. Amer], mould [Brit, Cdn], officer, plod [Brit, informal], police officer, policeman, selfish person, swine, vulgarian

Part of: genus Sus, Sus

Encyclopedia: Pig, Kentucky