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English definition of “pig”

pig

noun [C]     /pɪɡ/
ANIMAL A1 a large pink, brown, or black farm animal that is kept for its meatPigs
PERSON informal someone who is very unpleasant, or someone who eats a lot: He's an ignorant pig. → See also guinea pigGreedyUnpleasant people in generalUnpleasant men
(Definition of pig noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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