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hog

noun [C] uk   /hɒɡ/ us    /hɑːɡ/

hog noun [C] (ANIMAL)

US a pig, especially one that is allowed to grow large so that it can be eaten UK a male pig with its sexual organs removed, kept for its meat
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hog noun [C] (PERSON)

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

hog

verb [T] uk   /hɒɡ/ us    /hɑːɡ/ (-gg-) informal
to take or use more than your share of something: He's always hogging the bathroom (= spending too much time in the bathroom, so that no one else can use it).
(Definition of hog from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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