hog : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n a person regarded as greedy and pig-like
- n a sheep up to the age of one year; one yet to be sheared
- n domestic swine
- v take greedily; take more than one's share
- Plebeian hogs have no figures.
- As hog prices fall, for instance, producers might take on short positions as a hedge, essentially locking in a price for their pigs before the market collapses even further.
- This summer, Americans are going the whole hog, as a new appreciation of nose-to-tail eating has foodies caught up in a make-your-own-bacon craze.
- Lawyer Milloy in USA Today
The slap in the face was ultimately when he showed up at a 11 o'clock, or whatever time it was in Arkansas, doing the 'pig sooey' hog call,Milloy said. "It seemed like was right in rhythm with the beat. He had been practicing."
- Melanie Sloan in International Herald Tribune
It's remarkably brazen,said Melanie Sloan, executive director of Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, a government watchdog group. "It seems like a huge amount of money. And they were certainly living high on the hog."