pig - definition and synonyms

noun [countable] 

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  1. 1

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    an animal with no fur and a curly tail kept by farmers for its meat. A female pig is called a sow and a young pig is called a piglet. The meat from a pig is called pork.
  2. 2
    an insulting word for someone who behaves in an unpleasant way

    You greedy pig – you’ve eaten up all the food.

    He’s just an ignorant pig.

  3. 3
    British informal something that is very difficult or unpleasant

    We had a pig of a game.

  4. 4
    offensive an insulting word for a police officer
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    when pigs fly never

    When will you return? When pigs fly

    Submitted by Serdar from Turkey on 26/10/2015
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