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Spanish translation of “pig”

pig

noun /piɡ/
a kind of farm animal whose flesh is eaten as pork , ham , and bacon
cerdo , puerco
He keeps pigs .
an offensive word for an unpleasant , greedy , or dirty person
cerdo , guarro, puerco , marrano
You pig!
piggy noun (plural piggies) a child’s word for a (little) pig.
cerdito
piggy bank /ˈpiɡi ˌbæŋk/ noun a container in the shape of a pig that children use to save money and which has a small opening in the top for putting coins in.
Hucha de Cerdito
piglet /-lit/ noun a baby pig.
lechón
pigheaded adjective stubborn
terco , testarudo , obstinado
a pigheaded idiot .
pigheadedness noun
terquedad , testarudez , obstinación
His pigheadedness is infuriating !
pigskin noun a kind of leather made from the skin of a pig
piel de cerdo
Her purse was made of pigskin.
pigsty noun (plural pigsties, pigstyes) a building in which pigs are kept .
pocilga
a dirty , untidy place
pocilga
This room is a pigsty!
pigtail noun a plait usually worn at the sides of the head
trenza
She wears her hair in pigtails .
pigs might fly said of something very unlikely to happen
cuando las ranas críen pelo
’We might have fine weather for our holidays .’ ’Yes, and pigs might fly !’
(Definition of pig from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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