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Spanish translation of “pig”


noun /piɡ/
a kind of farm animal whose flesh is eaten as pork, ham and bacon He keeps pigs. an offensive word for an unpleasant, greedy or dirty person
cerdo, guarro, puerco, marrano
You pig!
piggy noun (plural piggies) a child’s word for a (little) pig. piglet /-lit/ noun a baby pig. pigheaded adjective stubborn a pigheaded idiot. pigheadedness noun pigskin noun, adjective (of) a kind of leather made from the skin of a pig Her purse was (made of) pigskin. pigsty noun (plural pigsties, pigstyes) a building in which pigs are kept. a dirty, untidy place This room is a pigsty! pigtail noun a plait usually worn at the sides of the head She wears her hair in pigtails. pigs might fly said of something very unlikely to happen
cuando las ranas críen pelo
‘We might have fine weather for our holidays.’ ‘Yes, and pigs might fly!’
(Definition of pig from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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