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English definition of “swine”

swine

noun  /swɑɪn/ (plural swine) us  

swine noun (ANIMAL)

[C usually pl] a pig, esp. when raised for food

swine noun (PERSON)

[C] a person whom you consider to be extremely unpleasant and unkind: He can be such a swine sometimes.
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