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Meaning of PIG

Pronunciation:  pig

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  domestic swine
  2. [n]  a crude block of metal (lead or iron) poured from a smelting furnace
  3. [n]  mold consisting of a bed of sand in which pig iron is cast
  4. [n]  (informal) uncomplimentary terms for a policeman
  5. [n]  a person regarded as greedy and pig-like
  6. [n]  a coarse obnoxious person
  7. [v]  birth; of sows
  8. [v]  eat greedily
  9. [v]  live like a pig, in squalor

PIG is a 3 letter word that starts with P.


 Synonyms: bull, cop, copper, devour, farrow, fuzz, grunter, gulp, guttle, hog, hog, pig bed, pig it, raven, slob, sloven, slovenly person, squealer, Sus scrofa
 See Also: block of metal, cast, eat, genus Sus, ingot, lard, litter, litter lout, litterbug, litterer, live, metal bar, mold, mould, officer, police officer, policeman, porc, pork, porker, selfish person, slattern, slovenly woman, slut, Sus, swine, trotter, vulgarian



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Pig\, n.
    A piggin. [Written also {pigg}.]
  2. \Pig\, n. [Cf. D. big, bigge, LG. bigge, also Dan. pige
    girl, Sw. piga, Icel. p[=i]ka.]
    1. The young of swine, male or female; also, any swine; a
       hog. ``Two pigges in a poke.'' --Chaucer.
    2. (Zo["o]l.) Any wild species of the genus {Sus} and related
    3. [Cf. {Sow} a channel for melted iron.] An oblong mass of
       cast iron, lead, or other metal. See {Mine pig}, under
    4. One who is hoggish; a greedy person. [Low]
    {Masked pig}. (Zo["o]l.) See under {Masked}.
    {Pig bed} (Founding), the bed of sand in which the iron from
       a smelting furnace is cast into pigs.
    {Pig iron}, cast iron in pigs, or oblong blocks or bars, as
       it comes from the smelting furnace. See {Pig}, 4.
    {Pig yoke} (Naut.), a nickname for a quadrant or sextant.
    {A pig in a poke} (that is, bag), a blind bargain; something
       bought or bargained for, without the quality or the value
       being known. [Colloq.]
  3. \Pig\, v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. {Pigged}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    1. To bring forth (pigs); to bring forth in the manner of
       pigs; to farrow.
    2. To huddle or lie together like pigs, in one bed.
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing a pig in your dream, symbolizes dirtiness, greediness, stubbornness or selfishness. The pig may also represent opulence and overindulgence.
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