hog : Definition, Usages, News and More

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  • 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.
News & Articles


  • 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."

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