1The flesh of a pig used as food, especially when uncured.
- Beef, mutton, pork and venison were common meats, and communities close to the coast could expect to widen their diets with fish and shellfish.
- While all of these various types of pork chops are tender, some are more so than others.
- A handsome pork chop with fennel purée is five minutes past being a winner.
2 short for pork barrel.
- It's funny how your radicalism stops short when it's your own federal pork on the line, isn't it?
- Taxes get wasted of a lot of foolish projects, government pork and corporate welfare.
- Unless it's pork, of course, in which case it applies only to states and districts that vote Republican.
2 [no object] informal Stuff oneself with food; overeat: I porked out on the roast pig
More example sentences
- Johanna and I porked out on tasty Japanese food.
- But I suspect that obese kids would respond by finding other foods to pork out on.
- He's lost a bit of weight (Skinner ‘always porks out’ towards the end of making an album, apparently) and, clutching a bottle of water in his snappy designer sportswear, might almost be at the gym.
Words that rhyme with porkauk, baulk, Bork, caulk (US calk), chalk, cork, Dundalk, Falk, fork, gawk, hawk, Hawke, nork, orc, outwalk, squawk, stalk, stork, talk, torc, torque, walk, york
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