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pig - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'pig' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Pig [ n.]
- A piggin.
- The young of swine, male or female; also, any swine; a hog.
- Any wild species of the genus Sus and related genera.
- An oblong mass of cast iron, lead, or other metal. See Mine pig, under Mine.
- One who is hoggish; a greedy person.
2 . Pig [ v. t. & i.]
- To bring forth (pigs); to bring forth in the manner of pigs; to farrow.
- To huddle or lie together like pigs, in one bed.

Meaning of 'pig' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . pig [ v]
Meaning (1):
- eat greedily
Example in sentence:
  • he devoured three sandwiches
Meaning (2):
- give birth to (piglets)
Example in sentence:
  • sows farrow