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Meaning of "hoggish" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF HOGGISH

hoggish  [ˈhɒɡɪʃ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF HOGGISH

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Hoggish is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES HOGGISH MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of hoggish in the English dictionary

The definition of hoggish in the dictionary is selfish, gluttonous, or dirty.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH HOGGISH


biggish
ˈbɪɡɪʃ
boggish
ˈbɒɡɪʃ
broguish
ˈbrəʊɡɪʃ
doggish
ˈdɒɡɪʃ
dreggish
ˈdreɡɪʃ
Gish
ɡɪʃ
haggish
ˈhæɡɪʃ
jiggish
ˈdʒɪɡɪʃ
loggish
ˈlɒɡɪʃ
pedagoguish
ˈpɛdəˌɡɒɡɪʃ
piggish
ˈpɪɡɪʃ
priggish
ˈprɪɡɪʃ
puggish
ˈpʌɡɪʃ
roguish
ˈrəʊɡɪʃ
sluggish
ˈslʌɡɪʃ
thuggish
ˈθʌɡɪʃ
voguish
ˈvəʊɡɪʃ
waggish
ˈwæɡɪʃ
Whiggish
ˈwɪɡɪʃ
woggish
ˈwɒɡɪʃ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE HOGGISH

hogfish
hogg
hogged
hogger
hoggerel
hoggery
hogget
hoggin
hogging
hogging moment
hoggishly
hoggishness
hoghood
hoglike
Hogmanay
hognose snake
hognosed skunk
hognut
hogshead
hogtie

WORDS THAT END LIKE HOGGISH

British
curate´s-eggish
Danish
English
fetish
finish
fish
Irish
largish
longish
on the parish
orangish
polish
publish
slangish
Spanish
strongish
stylish
Swedish
youngish

Synonyms and antonyms of hoggish in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «HOGGISH»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «hoggish» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of hoggish

Translation of «hoggish» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF HOGGISH

Find out the translation of hoggish to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of hoggish from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «hoggish» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

利己
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

hoggish
570 millions of speakers

English

hoggish
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

hoggish
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

hoggish
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

hoggish
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

hoggish
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

স্বার্থপর
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

goinfre
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Hoggish
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

hoggish
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

hoggish
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

hoggish
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Hoggish
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

ham ăn
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

hoggish
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

हॉगगिश
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

saygısız
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

hoggish
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

hoggish
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

hoggish
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

hoggish
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

hoggish
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

beestachtig
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

hoggish
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

hoggish
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of hoggish

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «HOGGISH»

The term «hoggish» is normally little used and occupies the 145.713 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «HOGGISH» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about hoggish

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «HOGGISH»

Discover the use of hoggish in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to hoggish and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Bahamas View-Scope, As Seen Through ToneyS Wong's Memoir 4
He said that I were 'Too hoggish', that I wanted two payments for one week, just because I enforced payments starting from that week. But excuse me Sir, how do we apply the word 'Hoggish' ?Noone in the world can be any so called 'Hoggish'  ...
ToneyS Wong
2
A Gaelic Dictionary: In Two Parts I. Guelic and English. - ...
Swinish; hoggish; like a sow. A ghraisge mhucach, the swinish mob. Mucachan, ain, s. m. A hoggish fellow. Mdcachd, s.f. Swinishness, hoggishness; moroseness , grimness. Mucag, aig, s.f. (Ir. id.) A hip, the fruit of the dog-rose ; rarely, a cup.
Robert Archibald Armstrong, 1825
3
A Selection of Hymns and Poems: For the Use of Believers
Hoggish Nature, by J. JV. the Tanner. IN the increasing work of the gospel we find, The old hoggish nature we will have to bind — To starve the old glutton, and leave him to shift, Till in union with heaven we eat in a gift. 2. What Father will ...
‎1833
4
Radical Spenser: Pastoral, Politics and the New Aestheticism
He might be a better critic than the new historicists, one who finds something worth salvaging (the aesthetic, perhaps) in his hoggish existence; or he might be an allegory of the one-sided, narrow-minded stupidity of Guyon himself.
Richard Chamberlain, 2005
5
John Florio: A Worlde of Wordes
Also hoggish or swinish. PORCLNAIA, the hearbe called purcelane. PORCLNALI , any kinde of meate or pudding ma de of porke. PORCLNE, a kinde of peare so called in Italie. PORCLN'I, yong pigs, hogs or porklins. Also a kinde of mushroms  ...
John Florio, 2013
6
Scott's Shadow: The Novel in Romantic Edinburgh
Wilson, carrying the game to its strangest length, transforms the figure of Hogg from a merely hoggish body, notable for its brutish physiognomy, to something more potent: a sexualized "wild body," the bearer of a spectacular virility. An early  ...
Ian Duncan, 2007
7
Dictionary of the English/Creole of Trinidad & Tobago: On ...
(Pantino 1999:31) hog-food hog-food n Peelings and remains of vegetables, etc., boiled in a kerosene or biscuit tin for pigs; food unfit for human consumption. (fr being fed to hogs) ◊ Take all this and put it in the hog-food. hoggish hoggish adj ...
Lise Winer, 2009
8
The Choice of Achilles: The Ideology of Figure in the Epic
The Palmer's magic rod is able to bring most of these men back to their "former kynd" — "they comely men became" — although one confirmed barbarian resists reinstatement, preferring to keep his hoggish form: "The donghill kind / Delights in  ...
Susanne Lindgren Wofford
9
Splintered Emotions: Aftermath of Child Abuse
The world don't owe you a livin' and you ain't special, ya little greedy, hoggish bastard." She was always yelling about how hoggish and greedy we were just because we were hungry. She would go on and on about how much it cost to feed us ...
Trena Cole, 2006
10
Wise And Funny Sayings Of The Elders
Paula Wyatt Blair. And if they knew your parents and felt good about them, then you were considered alright with them. “Where did your parents hail from . . . .” “ hoggish . . . .” This expression describes a person who is a ravenous eater.
Paula Wyatt Blair, 2010

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «HOGGISH»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term hoggish is used in the context of the following news items.
1
The Bridge Column: Hunt truffles with hounds, not hogs
To add insult to injury North attempted to justify his hoggish behavior by claiming he had a minor-oriented hand, to which his partner ... «Bangalore Mirror, Jun 15»
2
Metta World Peace -- LeBron Shoulda Passed More!!!
LeBron James was too damn ball hoggish during the NBA Finals -- and needed to share the rock with his teammates -- so says Metta World ... «TMZ.com, Jun 15»
3
John Adams: Bret Bielema lays it on the line
Coach Bret Bielema's Razorbacks are truly Hoggish, built more for battering than bedazzling opponents. UT coach Butch Jones and Bielema ... «Knoxville News Sentinel, May 15»
4
Senators stress need for caring doctors
PP Senator Vasant Bharath said grumpy workers or those who were “hoggish, uncaring and unconcerned” were the last thing anyone wanted ... «Trinidad Guardian, May 15»
5
Beyond Brain Machines
And speaking of America, materialism displays its innermost self in the hoggish machinations of unfettered capitalism. Money, in sum, is our ... «Huffington Post, May 15»
6
Where do smelt come from?
Just a few -don't be hoggish. When you're home, get your cooking oil heated and ready; have enough to submerge your fish. Snip the heads off ... «Niagara Frontier Publications, Apr 15»
7
An anniversary dinner in posh setting, but it bites!
Moreover, when a tie is added to this hoggish affair, I cannot help but imagine as I tighten the knot around my neck that my body is being ... «Chestnut Hill Local, Apr 15»
8
Louie Gohmert Believes Russia Will Help The U.S. Bomb Iran
Russia, currently hoggish about their own involvement in Crimea and Europe, will most likely not abandon its Eurasian dream by bombing a ... «The Inquisitr, Mar 15»
9
Joe Debro on racism in construction, Part 10
American settlers did not understand the need for large land holdings, saw them as excessive and hoggish, and were spurred on by their racial ... «San Francisco Bay View, Feb 15»
10
John Doyle: All you've heard is true – Transparent is magnificent TV
They live the sort of lives that others envy. And here they are, hopelessly secretive, almost hoggish in their greed for pleasure and satisfaction. «The Globe and Mail, Feb 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Hoggish [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/hoggish>. Feb 2023 ».
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