Translation of "pig" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /pɪɡ/ us /pɪɡ/

A1 a large, pink farm animal that is kept for its meat


informal someone who is very unpleasant, or someone who eats a lot

cochino, -a, glotón, -ona

(Translation of “pig” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /piɡ/

a kind of farm animal whose flesh is eaten as pork, ham, and bacon

cerdo, puerco
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.

piggy bank /ˈpiɡi ˌbæŋk/ noun

a container in the shape of a pig that children use to save money and which has a small opening in the top for putting coins in.

Hucha de Cerdito
piglet /-lit/ noun

a baby pig.

pigheaded adjective


terco, testarudo, obstinado
a pigheaded idiot.
pigheadedness noun

terquedad, testarudez, obstinación
His pigheadedness is infuriating!
pigskin noun

a kind of leather made from the skin of a pig

piel de cerdo
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!’

(Translation of “pig” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)