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1. pig

noun. ['ˈpɪg'] domestic swine.

Synonyms

  • pork
  • grunter
  • Sus
  • porc
  • genus Sus
  • hog
  • swine
  • lard
  • porker
  • Sus scrofa
  • squealer

Antonyms

  • understate
  • woman
  • bear
  • civilian

Etymology

  • pigge (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Pig

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Example sentences of the word pig


1. Noun, singular or mass
Tie the hind legs together and place them under the pig.

Quotes containing the word pig


1. Seventeen, eh!"said Hagrid as he accepted a bucket-sized glass of wine from Fred."Six years to the day we met, Harry, d’yeh remember it?""Vaguely,"said Harry, grinning up at him. "Didn’t you smash down the front door, give Dudley a pig’s tail, and tell me I was a wizard?""I forge’ the details,"Hagrid chortled.
- J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

2. Never attempt to teach a pig to sing; it wastes your time and annoys the pig.
- Robert A. Heinlein, Time Enough for Love

3. Before I could figure out how to apologize for being such an idiot, she tackled me with a hug, then pulled away just as quickly. "I'm glad you're not a guinea pig.""Me, too."I hoped my face wasn't as red as it felt.
- Rick Riordan, The Sea of Monsters

2. pig-headedly

adverb. in a stubborn unregenerate manner.

Synonyms

  • obstinately
  • cussedly
  • stubbornly
  • obdurately

3. pig

noun. ['ˈpɪg'] a crude block of metal (lead or iron) poured from a smelting furnace.

Synonyms

  • block of metal
  • metal bar

Antonyms

  • forbid
  • disallow
  • refrain

Etymology

  • pigge (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. pig

noun. ['ˈpɪg'] a person regarded as greedy and pig-like.

Synonyms

  • selfish person

Antonyms

  • dishonor
  • refuse

Etymology

  • pigge (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. pig

noun. ['ˈpɪg'] a coarse obnoxious person.

Synonyms

  • slattern
  • vulgarian
  • trollop
  • litter lout
  • sloven
  • slob
  • litterbug
  • litterer
  • slut
  • slovenly woman

Antonyms

  • be well
  • take away
  • dispose
  • indispose

Etymology

  • pigge (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. pig

verb. ['ˈpɪg'] give birth.

Synonyms

  • birth
  • have
  • farrow
  • give birth
  • deliver

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • eat out
  • eat in
  • reassure

Etymology

  • pigge (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. pig

noun. ['ˈpɪg'] mold consisting of a bed of sand in which pig iron is cast.

Synonyms

  • pig bed
  • mould
  • cast

Antonyms

  • give
  • lack
  • bull
  • middle

Etymology

  • pigge (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. pig

verb. ['ˈpɪg'] live like a pig, in squalor.

Synonyms

  • live

Antonyms

  • uncharged
  • noncurrent

Etymology

  • pigge (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. pig

noun. ['ˈpɪg'] uncomplimentary terms for a policeman.

Synonyms

  • bull
  • officer
  • cop
  • copper
  • police officer
  • policeman

Antonyms

  • death
  • stillbirth
  • abstain
  • lose

Etymology

  • pigge (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. pig

verb. ['ˈpɪg'] eat greedily.

Synonyms

  • eat
  • guttle
  • devour

Antonyms

  • inanimate
  • inelastic
  • recorded
  • dormant

Etymology

  • pigge (Middle English (1100-1500))
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