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  • noun
    plural pigs
    [count] :an animal that has a fat body with short legs, a small tail, and a wide nose and that is raised on a farm or lives in the wild - compare hog, piglet, sow; see also guinea pig, potbellied pig
    [count] informal + disapproving
    someone who eats a lot of food especially at one time
    The kids eat like pigs. [=the kids eat a lot]
    I made a pig of myself at dinner. [=I ate too much at dinner]
    someone who selfishly wants or takes more than other people
    a greedy pig
    someone who is unpleasant or offensive
    Don't be a pig. Say excuse me after you burp.
    He is a sexist pig. = He is a male chauvinist pig. [=he is a man who thinks women are not equal to men]
    [count] slang offensive :police officer
    [singular] Brit informal :something that is very difficult or unpleasant - + of
    I had a pig of a day at work. [=I had a very difficult day at work]
    a pig in a poke
    old-fashioned :something usually of poor quality that someone tries to persuade you to buy or accept when you do not know much about it
    If you buy a used car without testing ityou're buying a pig in a poke.
    in a pig's eye
    xem eye
    make a pig's ear (out) of
    Brit informal :to do or manage something badly
    pig in the middle
    xem piggy
    pigs might fly
    Brit informal
    said as a response to something that seems unlikely to happen
    when pigs fly
    US informal - used to say that you think that something will never happen
    pigs; pigged; pigging
    pig out
    [phrasal verb] informal :to eat a lot of food at one time
    I pigged out at the picnic. - often + on

    * Các từ tương tự:
    pig in a blanket, pig Latin, pigeon, pigeonhole, pigeon-toed, piggery, piggish, piggy, piggy bank