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Definition of Hog


  1. A quadruped of the genus Sus, and allied genera of Suidae; esp., the domesticated varieties of S. scrofa, kept for their fat and meat, called, respectively, lard and pork; swine; porker; specifically, a castrated boar; a barrow.
  2. A mean, filthy, or gluttonous fellow.
  3. A young sheep that has not been shorn.
  4. A rough, flat scrubbing broom for scrubbing a ship's bottom under water.
  5. A device for mixing and stirring the pulp of which paper is made.
  6. To cut short like bristles; as, to hog the mane of a horse.
  7. To scrub with a hog, or scrubbing broom.
  8. To become bent upward in the middle, like a hog's back; -- said of a ship broken or strained so as to have this form.

Hog Quotations

An ungrateful man is like a hog under a tree eating acorns, but never looking up to see where they come from.
Timothy Dexter

People lucky enough to live in the vicinity of an industrial hog farm are, with each breath, made keenly aware of the cause of their declining property values.
Al Franken

A damn independent boy; independent as a hog on ice.
Sam Rayburn

Debt can be the most addictive thing in the universe, and it can kill you. You get used to living high off the hog. It was intoxicating.
Harvey Weinstein

One disadvantage of being a hog is that at any moment some blundering fool may try to make a silk purse out of your wife's ear.
J. B. Morton
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Hog Translations

hog in German is Schwein
hog in Norwegian is gris, svin
hog in Swedish is svin

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