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(Definition of pig out from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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pig out

phrasal verb with pig verb
to ​eat too much: We just pigged out on ​potatochips while we ​watched the ​movie.
(Definition of pig out from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “pig out”
in Chinese (Simplified) 大吃大喝,狼吞虎咽…
in Turkish domuz gibi/hayvan gibi tıkınmak/yemek, somurmak…
in Russian обжираться…
in Chinese (Traditional) 大吃大喝,狼吞虎嚥…
in Polish obżerać się, opychać się…
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