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Noun: swine (swine,swines)  swIn
  1. Stout-bodied short-legged omnivorous animals
  2. [informal] A person who is deemed to be despicable or contemptible
    - rotter [Brit, informal], dirty dog [informal], rat [informal], skunk [informal], stinker [informal], stinkpot [N. Amer, informal], bum [N. Amer, informal], crumb [N. Amer, informal], lowlife [informal], scumbag [informal], so-and-so [informal], git [Brit, informal], scumbag [informal], sleazebucket [informal], toad [informal], scuzz [N. Amer, informal], sleazeball [informal], toerag [Brit, informal], sleazebag [informal], sod [Brit, informal], ratbag [Brit, informal], scuzzball [N. Amer, informal], scuzzbag [N. Amer, informal], scuzzbucket [N. Amer, informal], slimebag [informal], dirtbag [US, informal], slimeball [informal]

Derived forms: swine, swines

Type of: artiodactyl, artiodactyl mammal, disagreeable person, even-toed ungulate, unpleasant person

Part of: family Suidae, Suidae

Encyclopedia: Swine, Yorkshire