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Definition of pig verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

pig

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//pɪɡ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//pɪɡ//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they pig
BrE BrE//pɪɡ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//pɪɡ//
 
he / she / it pigs
BrE BrE//pɪɡz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//pɪɡz//
 
past simple pigged
BrE BrE//pɪɡd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//pɪɡd//
 
past participle pigged
BrE BrE//pɪɡd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//pɪɡd//
 
-ing form pigging
BrE BrE//ˈpɪɡɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpɪɡɪŋ//
 
Hunger
 
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(pigging, pigged) (British English, informal) to eat too much of something pig something I had a whole box of chocolates and pigged the lot! pig yourself (on something) Don't give me cakes—I'll just pig myself. See related entries: Hunger Word Origin Middle English: probably from the first element of Old English picbrēd ‘acorn’, literally ‘pig bread’ (i.e. food for pigs). Phrasal Verbspig out (on something)
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: pig