What is another word for pig?

Pronunciation: [pˈɪɡ] (IPA)

Pigs are domesticated animals that are reared for meat, fat, and skin. They are also known as swine, hogs, or porkers. Some pig breeds are Duroc, Yorkshire, Hampshire, and Berkshire. Pigs are intelligent animals and have been used in various expressions like "pig-headed," "sweating like a pig," and "when pigs fly." They have also been portrayed in various children's stories like "The Three Little Pigs" and "Charlotte's Web." In addition, pigs are also associated with love as some cultures believe that they bring good luck and fortune when given as a gift on New Year's Day.

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Usage examples for Pig

I see now I was pig-headed to send that note.
"The Mermaid of Druid Lake and Other Stories"
Charles Weathers Bump
I do not know where it came from, but each of us had a hope that one day we should possess a pig.
"My Lady of the Chimney Corner"
Alexander Irvine
Jist as he was goin', 'Oh,' says I, 'I want a pig fur this sty!
"My Lady of the Chimney Corner"
Alexander Irvine

Famous quotes with Pig

  • To eat the boiled head of a pig sliced like salami is very strange. It may seem cutting edge, but it's actually a lot older than any of the other traditional salami.
    Mario Batali
  • A peasant becomes fond of his pig and is glad to salt away its pork. What is significant, and is so difficult for the urban stranger to understand, is that the two statements are connected by an and not by a but.
    John Berger
  • Edible - good to eat and wholesome to digest, as a worm to a toad, a toad to a snake, a snake to a pig, a pig to a man, and a man to a worm.
    Ambrose Bierce
  • Edible, adj.: Good to eat, and wholesome to digest, as a worm to a toad, a toad to a snake, a snake to a pig, a pig to a man, and a man to a worm.
    Ambrose Bierce
  • Lawsuit: A machine which you go into as a pig and come out of as a sausage.
    Ambrose Bierce

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