hog

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hog(
hag
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (animal)
a. el cerdo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Rebecca won a blue ribbon at the county fair for the hog she raised.Rebecca ganó un listón azul en la feria del condado por el cerdo que crió.
b. el puerco
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Mr. Rodriguez raises hogs in a pen behind his house in the country.El Sr. Rodríguez cría puercos en un corral detrás de su casa en el campo.
c. el chancho
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
The hogs got loose last night and tore up the vegetable garden.Se escaparon los chanchos anoche y arrancaron las verduras del jardín.
2. (castrated pig)
a. el cerdo castrado
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
John castrates his swine because hogs are easier to raise.John castra los porcinos porque los cerdos castrados son más fáciles de criar.
3. (gluttonous person)
a. el glotón
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la glotona
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
No, you can't eat the whole cake alone. Don't be a hog!No, no puedes comerte el pastel tú solo. ¡No seas un glotón!
b. el tragón
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la tragona
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Richard is a hog. He ate a dozen tacos in the time it took me to eat one.Richard es un tragón. Se comió una docena de tacos en el tiempo que me llevó comer uno.
4. (greedy person)
a. el acaparador
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la acaparadora
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Andy is such a hog; he took all the tips and didn't share with the other musicians.Andy es un acaparador; se llevó todo la propina y no compartió con los demás músicos.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
5.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to monopolize)
a. acaparar
Orlando hates going to parties with his older brother because he always hogs all the attention.Orlando odia ir a fiestas con su hermano mayor porque él siempre acapara toda la atención.
b. monopolizar
Corinne hogged the conversation, hardly letting anyone else get in a word edgewise.Corinne monopolizó la conversación y casi no deja que alguien más dijera una sola palabra.
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hog
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (castrated pig) (United Kingdom)
a. el cerdo castrado
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
2. (pig)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el cerdo m, puerco
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
b. el chancho
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
to go the whole hogtirar or
hog cholerapeste porcina
3. (glutton)
a. el glotón(ona)
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
la glotón(ona)
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (colloquial)
a. acaparar
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hog [hɒɡ]
noun
1 especially (US) (pig) cerdo (m); puerco (m); chancho (m); (LAm)
2 (Britain) (castrated pig) cerdo (m) castrado
he's a greedy hog es un cerdo (informal)
to go the whole hog jugarse el todo por el todo
transitive verb
acaparar
to hog the limelight acaparar toda la atención
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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