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pig

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Animals, Police
pigpig1 /pɪɡ/ ●●● S2 noun [countable]  1 animalHBA a farm animal with short legs, a fat body, and a curved tail. Pigs are kept for their meat, which includes pork, bacon, and ham. syn hog American English He kept pigs and poultry.2 person spoken a) GREEDYsomeone who eats too much or eats more than their share You greedy pig, you ate all the candy! I made a bit of a pig of myself (=ate too much) at dinner. b) UNPLEASANTsomeone who is unpleasant in some way, for example unkind or very untidy They live like pigs in that house over the road. You can tell him from me he’s an ignorant pig.(male) chauvinist pig (=a man who thinks women are not equal to men)3 police taboo informalSCPINSULT an offensive word for a police officer. Do not use this word.4 a pig (of a something)5 make a pig’s ear of something6 in a pig’s eye7 pig in a poke8 pigs might fly
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pigThat's what Christmas is all about, isn't it? Making a pig of yourself.How can you live in this mess? You're such a pig!The greedy pig! He didn't leave any pizza for us.You're a selfish pig.You pig! You ate all of the cookies!You pig, you've eaten it all!
pigpig2 verb (pigged, pigging)   pig out→ See Verb table
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Verb table
pig
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theypig
he, she, itpigs
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theypigged
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave pigged
he, she, ithas pigged
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad pigged
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill pig
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have pigged
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam pigging
he, she, itis pigging
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you, we, theyare pigging
Past
I, he, she, itwas pigging
you, we, theywere pigging
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been pigging
he, she, ithas been pigging
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been pigging
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be pigging
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been pigging
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