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  Dictionary Definition of hog

noun, verb, hogged, hogging.

-- noun
1. a mammal of the family Suidae; a pig (in the US, the general word).
2. a domesticated swine, especially a castrated boar, bred for slaughter.
3. hogget.
4. Colloquial a selfish, gluttonous, or filthy person.
5. a ship of which the hull droops at both ends.
6. Obsolete a shilling.
-- verb (t)
7. Colloquial to appropriate selfishly; take more than one's share of.
8. to arch (the back) upwards like that of a hog.
9. to cut (a horse's mane) short.
-- verb (i)
10. (of a ship's hull) to droop at both ends.
-- phrase
11. go the whole hog, Colloquial to do completely and thoroughly; to commit oneself unreservedly to a course of action.
12. live high on the hog, Colloquial to live luxuriously, extravagantly.
[ME; OE hogg, from OBritish; cf. Welsh hwch sow]
-- hoglike, adjective