Etymology
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hoggish (adj.)

"having the characteristics of a hog," especially "gluttonous, greedy," late 15c., from hog (n.) + -ish. Meaning "slovenly, filthy" is from 1540s. Related: Hoggishly; hoggishness.

updated on August 01, 2015

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Definitions of hoggish from WordNet

hoggish (adj.)
resembling swine; coarsely gluttonous or greedy;
Synonyms: piggish / piggy / porcine / swinish
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