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Noun: pig  pig
  1. Domestic swine
    - hog, grunter, squealer, Sus scrofa
  2. A person with poor hygiene and low standards of tidiness
    - slob [Brit], sloven, slovenly person, dag [Austral, NZ], schlump [N. Amer]
  3. A person regarded as greedy and pig-like
    - hog
  4. Uncomplimentary term for a policeman
    - bull, cop, copper [Brit], peeler [Brit, archaic], rozzer [Brit], fed [Brit]
  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. Live like a pig, in squalor
    - pig it
  2. Eat greedily
    - devour, guttle, raven
  3. Give birth to (piglets)
    "sows pig";
    - farrow

Derived forms: pigged, pigging, pigs

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

Part of: genus Sus, Sus

Encyclopedia: Pig, Kentucky