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hog in Animals topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishhoghog1 /hɒɡ $ hɑːɡ, hɒːɡ/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 1 especially American EnglishHBA a large pig that is kept for its meatboar, sow2 go the whole hog3 go hog wild4 informalGREEDY someone who takes too much of something that should be shared syn pig 🔊 You greedy hog! road hog
Examples from the Corpus
hogDon't be such a hog.When living high on the corporate hog, you learn to spend as much as possible.There was my car, like a mad old hog caught in mid-spasm, its snout and tusks crushed and steaming.The lowland races, though, are not much larger than the red river hog.And a couple of times a year, they would slaughter the hogs or heifers that provided year-round protein.Ellen, you want to go to the sheep barn or to the hogs?He shuddered, reminded for some reason of a debris tIed hog.And when you've claimed that much land, why not go the whole hog and put a roof over it as well.The Siemens display goes the whole hog.