- pig [pig]n.pl. pigs or pig [ME pigge, orig., young pig (replacing OE swin) < OE * picga, as in picgbread, mast, pig's food]1. any swine, esp. the unweaned young of the thick-bodied domesticated species (Sus scrofa): see HOG (sense 1)2. meat from a pig; pork3. a person regarded as acting or looking like a pig; greedy or filthy person4. [from the shape or size]a) an oblong casting of iron or other metal poured from the smelting furnaceb) any of the molds in which these are castc) short for PIG IRON5. Slang☆ a) a slatternly or sluttish womanb) a rude or arrogant personc) a police officer: a derogatory termvi.pigged, pigging1. to bear pigs2. to live in filth, like a pig: usually with it——————buy a pig in a poketo buy, get, or agree to something without sight or knowledge of it in advance——————pig outSlang to eat in excess or large amounts: often with on
English World dictionary. V. Neufeldt. 2014.