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hog

noun [C] uk   /hɒɡ/  us   /hɑːɡ/

hog noun [C] (ANIMAL)

US a pig, especially one that is allowed to grow large so that it can be eaten UK a male pig with its sexual organs removed, kept for its meat
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hog noun [C] (PERSON)

informal disapproving someone who takes much more than a fair share of something, especially by eating too much: You've eaten it all? You hog!

hog

verb [T] uk   /hɒɡ/  us   /hɑːɡ/ (-gg-) informal
to take or use more than your share of something: He's always hogging the bathroom (= spending too much time in the bathroom, so that no one else can use it).
Translations of “hog”
in Vietnamese lợn đực thiến…
in Spanish cerdo, puerco, marrano…
in Thai หมูตอน…
in Malaysian babi…
in French porc…
in German das Schwein…
in Chinese (Traditional) 動物, (尤指供食用的)豬, (供食用的)閹豬…
in Indonesian babi…
in Russian свинья, боров…
in Turkish büyük besi domuzu…
in Chinese (Simplified) 动物, (尤指供食用的)猪, (供食用的)阉猪…
in Polish wieprz…
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