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English noun: pig

1. pig (animal) domestic swine


Synonymsgrunter, hog, squealer, Sus scrofa


Broader (hypernym)swine


Narrower (hyponym)porker


Part holonymporc, pork, trotter


Member meronymgenus Sus, Sus


Substance holonymlard

2. pig (person) a coarse obnoxious person


Synonymsslob, sloven, slovenly person


Broader (hypernym)vulgarian


Narrower (hyponym)litter lout, litterbug, litterer, slattern, slovenly woman, slut, trollop

3. pig (person) a person regarded as greedy and pig-like


Synonymshog


Broader (hypernym)selfish person

4. pig (person) uncomplimentary terms for a policeman


Synonymsbull, cop, copper, fuzz


Broader (hypernym)officer, police officer, policeman


Domain usagecolloquialism

5. pig (artifact) mold consisting of a bed of sand in which pig iron is cast


Synonymspig bed


Broader (hypernym)cast, mold, mould

6. pig (artifact) a crude block of metal (lead or iron) poured from a smelting furnace


Broader (hypernym)block of metal, ingot, metal bar


English verb: pig

1. pig (stative) live like a pig, in squalor


Synonymspig it


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)live

2. pig (consumption) eat greedily


SamplesHe devoured three sandwiches.


Synonymsdevour, guttle, raven


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)eat

3. pig (body) give birth


SamplesSows farrow.


Synonymsfarrow


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)bear, birth, deliver, give birth, have









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