swine Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “swine” in the English Dictionary

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swinenoun [C]

uk   us   /swaɪn/

swine noun [C] (PERSON)

(plural swine or swines) old-fashioned a ​person who you ​consider to be ​extremelyunpleasant and ​unkind: You filthy swine! Her ​ex-husbandsounds like an ​absolute swine.

swine noun [C] (ANIMAL)

(plural swine) old use or specialized biology a ​pig
(Definition of swine from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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 us   /swɑɪn/ (plural swine)

swine noun (ANIMAL)

[C usually pl] a ​pig, esp. when ​raised for ​food

swine noun (PERSON)

[C] a ​person whom you ​consider to be ​extremelyunpleasant and ​unkind: He can be such a swine sometimes.
(Definition of swine from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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