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Definition of hog noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    hog

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//hɔɡ//
     
    , NAmE//hɑɡ//
     
     
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  1. 1a pig, especially one that is kept and made fat for eating
  2. 2(informal) a person who wants to keep or use all of something rather than sharing or waiting their turn synonym pig Stop being such a hog and let the rest of us have some. see also road hog, warthog
  3. Idioms
    go hog wild (informal)
     
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    to do something in an extreme and uncontrolled way
    go the whole hog (informal)
     
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    to do something thoroughly or completely
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: hog