hogged hogged

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a person regarded as greedy and pig-like
  2. (n) a sheep up to the age of one year; one yet to be sheared
  3. (n) domestic swine
  4. (v) take greedily; take more than one's share
  5. (adj) (of a ship) so weakened as to sag at each end

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Giuliani forced Bratton to resign, in large part because the commissioner hogged too many headlines.
  2. One night, Zsa Zsa Gabor hogged the show terribly.
  3. But he did not complain when halfbacks hogged the points.

News

  1. Advice to graduates: Be strong

    Dear Class of 2013: There is no easy path. You will face setbacks. Boomers have hogged up your jobs. You'll have to rely on yourselves. And quit it with the excuses. What happened to the unicorns and the rainbows in the commencement speeches to the Class of 2013.
    on June 23, 2013     Source: Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

  2. Two Soused Pigs hungry for another BBQ crown

    BEDFORD — After Greg Lane of Huey’s Barbecue hogged the grand championship trophy during the first two BBQ at the Quarry competitions on Bedford’s downtown square ...
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Bedford Times-Mail

Quotes

  1. "The list will tell us who hogged the swine funds, and if the money was indeed used to fatten some pigs or fatten someone's bank account or campaign war chest," Escudero told reporters. "Publication is the only way to know if the funds were...
    on Apr 4, 2008 By: Francis Escudero Source: Inquirer.net

  2. "He has not started as many games as he would like but he is just as important to us as the guys who have hogged the headlines of late," said Ferguson. "I stressed to him last week that our faith in him remains absolute."
    on Oct 30, 2008 By: Sir Alex Ferguson Source: BBCSlovak.com

  3. In a posting on her Twitter page, Cotton wrote: "Ah I saw little Harry, Holly's bubba today." "Too perfect! He is the cutest human ever. I hogged him the whole time I was there."
    on May 15, 2009 By: Fearne Cotton Source: RTE.ie

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