(noun, verb)


1. domestic swine

Similar word(s): grunter, hog, squealer

Definition categories: animal, swine

2. a coarse obnoxious person

Similar word(s): slob, sloven

Definition categories: person, vulgarian

3. a person regarded as greedy and pig-like

Similar word(s): hog

Definition categories: person

4. uncomplimentary terms for a policeman

Similar word(s): bull, cop, copper, fuzz

Definition categories: person, officer, policeman

5. mold consisting of a bed of sand in which pig iron is cast

Definition categories: man–made, cast, mold, mould

6. a crude block of metal (lead or iron) poured from a smelting furnace

Definition categories: man–made, ingot

Sentences with pig as a noun:

- The farmer kept a pen with two pigs that he fed from table scraps and field waste.

- Some religions prohibit their adherents from eating pig.

- You gluttonous pig! Now that you've eaten all the cupcakes, there will be none for the party!

- She considered him a pig as he invariably stared at her bosom when they talked.

- He was a pig and his apartment a pigpen; take-away containers and pizza boxes in a long, moldy stream lined his counter tops.

- The protester shouted, “Don't give in to the pigs!” as he was arrested.

- Hrm... this one's a real pig: I've been banging my head against the wall over it for hours!

- The conveyor carried the pigs from the smelter to the freight cars.

- After the ill-advised trade, the investor was stuck with worthless options for 10,000 tons of iron pig.

- The pig was cracked, and molten metal was oozing from the side.

- Unfortunately, the pig sent to clear the obstruction got lodged in a tight bend, adding to the problem.

- Unfortunately, the M60 is about twenty-four pounds and is very unbalanced. You try carrying the pig around the jungle and see how you feel.


1. live like a pig, in squalor

Definition categories: stative, live

2. eat greedily

Similar word(s): devour, guttle, raven

Definition categories: consumption, eat

3. give birth to (piglets)

Similar word(s): farrow

Definition categories: body, bear, birth, deliver, have

Sentences with pig as a verb:

- The black sow pigged at seven this morning.

- They were pigging on the free food at the bar.