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hognoun [C]

uk   /hɒɡ/  us   /hɑːɡ/
  • hog noun [C] (ANIMAL)

US a ​pig, ​especially one that is ​allowed to ​growlarge so that it can be ​eaten
UK a ​malepig with ​itssexualorgansremoved, ​kept for ​itsmeat
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  • hog noun [C] (PERSON)

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

hogverb [T]

uk   /hɒɡ/  us   /hɑːɡ/ (-gg-) informal
(Definition of hog from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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hognoun [C]

 us   /hɑɡ, hɔɡ/
  • hog noun [C] (ANIMAL)

a ​pig, esp. one ​allowed to ​growlarge so that it can be used as ​food
  • hog noun [C] (PERSON)

infml disapproving a ​person who ​takes more than ​necessary of something, esp. ​food: Don’t be a hog – take only as much as you can ​eat.

hogverb [T]

 us   /hɑɡ, hɔɡ/ (-gg-) infml disapproving
  • hog verb [T] (TAKE TOO MUCH)

to take or use more than ​necessary of something: He’s always hogging the ​newspaper (= using it so that no one ​else can ​read it).
(Definition of hog from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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