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Meaning of HOGGISH

Pronunciation:  'hogish

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  resembling swine; coarsely gluttonous or greedy; "piggish table manners"; "the piggy fat-cheeked little boy and his porcine pot-bellied father"; "swinish slavering over food"
 

HOGGISH is a 7 letter word that starts with H.

 

 Synonyms: gluttonous, piggish, piggy, porcine, swinish
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Hog"gish\, a.
Swinish; gluttonous; filthy; selfish. -- {Hog"gish*ly}, adv.
-- {Hog"gish*ness}, n.

      Is not a hoggish life the height of some men's wishes?
                                               --Shaftesbury.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
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