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Definition 1: domestic swine - [noun denoting animal]

Synonyms for pig in the sense of this definition

(pig is a kind of ...) stout-bodied short-legged omnivorous animals

(... is a kind of pig ) a pig fattened to provide meat

(pig is a part of ...) foot of a pig or sheep especially one used as food

(pig is a part of ...) meat from a domestic hog or pig

(... is a member of pig) type genus of the Suidae

(pig is made of the substance ...) soft white semisolid fat obtained by rendering the fatty tissue of the hog

Definition 2: a crude block of metal (lead or iron) poured from a smelting furnace - [noun denoting artifact]

(pig is a kind of ...) metal that is cast in the shape of a block for convenient handling

Definition 3: mold consisting of a bed of sand in which pig iron is cast - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for pig in the sense of this definition

(pig is a kind of ...) container into which liquid is poured to create a given shape when it hardens

Definition 4: a person regarded as greedy and pig-like - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for pig in the sense of this definition

(pig is a kind of ...) a person who is unusually selfish

Definition 5: uncomplimentary terms for a policeman - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for pig in the sense of this definition

(pig is a kind of ...) a member of a police force

"it was an accident, officer"

(pig is used in the usage domain ...) a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech

Definition 6: a coarse obnoxious person - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for pig in the sense of this definition

(pig is a kind of ...) a vulgar person (especially someone who makes a vulgar display of wealth)

(... is a kind of pig ) a person who litters public places with refuse

(... is a kind of pig ) a dirty untidy woman

Definition 7: give birth to (piglets) - [verb of body]

Samples where pig or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • sows farrow

Synonyms for pig in the sense of this definition

(pig is a kind of ...) cause to be born

"My wife had twins yesterday!"

Definition 8: eat greedily - [verb of consumption]

Samples where pig or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he devoured three sandwiches

Synonyms for pig in the sense of this definition

(pig is a kind of ...) take in solid food

"She was eating a banana" "What did you eat for dinner last night?"

Definition 9: live like a pig, in squalor - [verb of stative]

Synonyms for pig in the sense of this definition

(pig is a kind of ...) lead a certain kind of life; live in a certain style

"we had to live frugally after the war"

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