Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “pig out”

See all translations

pig out

informal
verb uk phrasal verb with pig   /pɪɡ/ (-gg-) us  
to eat a lot or too much: We pigged out on all the delicious cakes and pastries.
Translations of “pig out”
in Chinese (Traditional) 大吃大喝,狼吞虎嚥…
in Russian обжираться…
in Turkish domuz gibi/hayvan gibi tıkınmak/yemek, somurmak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 大吃大喝,狼吞虎咽…
in Polish obżerać się, opychać się…
(Definition of pig out from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of pig out?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “pig out” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

piglet

a baby pig

Word of the Day

I won’t tolerate it! Replacing formal words with phrasal verbs.

by Liz Walter,
April 01, 2015
When you are using a language, it is important to understand if a word is formal or informal, so that you can use it in an appropriate way. You might hear people saying dosh for money, or spud for potato, but they wouldn’t write those words in a formal essay. Similarly, a

Read More 

stackin’ p

March 30, 2015
idiom slang earning a lot of money ‘That’s a very generous present.”Yeah, well, she’s stackin’ p, innit?’

Read More