Translation of pig in Spanish:
- 1 (Farming, Zoology) a pig in a pokeyou've bought yourself a pig in a pokete han dado gato por liebreyou're expecting the electorate to buy a pig in a pokeustedes pretenden que el electorado los vote a ciegas or sin conocer su programapigs might fly or if pigs had wingscuando las ranas críen pelo [colloquial]la semana de tres jueves [colloquial]to make a pig's ear of something (British) [colloquial]hacer algo muy malhacer algo como la mona (Southern Cone) [colloquial]to scream like a stuck piggritar como un desaforadoto sweat like a pig [colloquial]sudar a mares(before noun) pig farmgranja (feminine) de ganado porcinopig farmercriador (-dora) (masculine, feminine) de cerdoscriador (-dora) (masculine, feminine) de chanchos (Andes) (Río de la Plata)Example sentences
- With the advent of farming in the Neolithic, a number of animal species were domesticated, starting with sheep, goats, pigs, and cattle.
- Remember to stress that they cannot keep the pot-bellied pig.
- The telling factor could be if the disease gets into pig herds.
- We enjoy long walks on the trails searching for the perfect walking stick, tracking deer, wild pigs and other animals.
- From what scientists can tell, their preferred diet is deer and wild pigs called peccaries.
- Ecologically, they range from forest dwellers, such as wild pigs and chevrotains, to dominant large herbivores on grasslands.
- 2 2.1 (obnoxious person) [colloquial]cerdo (-da) (masculine, feminine) [colloquial]Example sentences2.2 (glutton) [colloquial] to make a pig of oneself
darse un atracón [colloquial]ponerse morado [colloquial]ponerse ciego (Spain) [colloquial]2.3 (something difficult, unpleasant) (British) [colloquial]this is a pig of a door to openesta maldita puerta es muy difícil de abriresta maldita puerta es jodida de abrir [vulgar]2.4 (policeman) [slang] [derogatory]mono (masculine) (Spain) [slang] [derogatory]tombo (masculine) (Colombia) (Venezuela) [colloquial] [derogatory]paco (masculine) (Chile) [colloquial] [derogatory]cana (masculine) (Río de la Plata) [slang] [derogatory]tira (masculine) (Mexico) [colloquial] [derogatory]the pigsla poli [colloquial]la pasma or la bofia (Spain) [slang] [derogatory]la cana (Río de la Plata) [slang] [derogatory]la tira (Mexico) [colloquial] [derogatory]Example sentences2.5 (unattractive woman) (US) [slang]
- Maybe I'm a chauvinist pig, but you know, the women in my life have never given me any reason to think otherwise.
- It's in my nature to be a greedy fat-sucking pig.
- Almost down to his last low, although this time round, he had been such a greedy pig.
bagre (masculine) [colloquial]
- He's known for unusual sentences, like the time he ordered a man who called a police officer a pig to spend a couple of hours penned up with the real thing.
- And a man who called a policeman a pig had to stand for two hours with a hog in a pen set up in a town centre.
- All police are pigs because they make the conscious decision to join an organization which is, basically, legal GANGSTERISM.
transitive verb present participle pigging past tense, past participle piggedto pig it [colloquial]
- 1 (share sleeping accommodation) (US)compartir la camaExample sentences
- In Bolton they pigged it in a wretched artisans' dwelling in Davenport Street. The project was none the less immensely successful.
- So long as they pigged it with him and were willing to share his lot he was not unkind to them, unless he happened by some accident to achieve drunkenness.
- Having no offer of beds, I returned to the schooner, and we pigged it out in the least miserable way we could.
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