Definition of live high on or off the hog in English:
North American informal Have a luxurious lifestyle.
- There is a serious social side to crime that those who live high on the hog, or luxuriously on stolen taxpayers' money, refuse to see.
- People raising families on salaries in the $30,000 - $60,000 range are hardly living high on the hog or setting up trust funds for their kids.
- We kind of took it for granted back then, when times were flush and we were living high on the hog.