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Significado de “hog” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "hog" - Diccionario Inglés

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hognoun [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!

hogverb [T]

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

Significado de "hog" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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hognoun [C]

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

a pig, esp. one allowed to grow large 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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