Definition of “pig” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun [ C ] us uk /pɪɡ/
Extra Examples
Our neighbours keep pigs.Most of the farmers keep pigs or sheep.Pigs are used to locate truffles.These pigs are being raised for their meat.One of the farmer's pigs has gone missing.

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

PERSON informal

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

He's an ignorant pig.
→ See also guinea pig

(Definition of “pig” from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)