Translation of pig in Spanish:
- 1 (Agriculture, 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 o if pigs had wingscuando las ranas críen pelo [colloquial]to make a pig's ear of something (British English) [colloquial]
la semana de tres jueves [colloquial]hacer algo muy mal or (Southern Cone) [colloquial] como la monato scream like a stuck piggritar como un desaforadoto sweat like a pig [colloquial]sudar a mares(before noun) pig farmgranja (feminine) de ganado porcinopig farmerExample 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]2.2 (glutton) [colloquial]glotón, (-tona) (masculine, feminine)to make a pig of oneself
angurriento, (-ta) (masculine, feminine) (Southern Cone) [colloquial]darse un atracón [colloquial]2.3 (something difficult, unpleasant) (British English) [colloquial]this is a pig of a door to open
ponerse morado or ciego (Spain) [colloquial]esta maldita puerta es muy difícil de abrir or [vulgar] es jodida de abrir2.4 (policeman) [slang] [pejorative]policía (masculine)the pigs 2.5 (unattractive woman)
mono (masculine) (Spain) [slang] [pejorative]
tombo (masculine) (Colombia) (Venezuela) [colloquial] [pejorative]
paco (masculine) (Chile) [colloquial] [pejorative]
cana (masculine) (River Plate area) [slang] [pejorative]
tira (masculine) (Mexico) [colloquial] [pejorative](American English) [slang]
bagre (masculine) [colloquial] or (Spain) [colloquial] callo (masculine) or (Mexico) [colloquial] charamusca (feminine)Example sentences
- 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.
- 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 -gg-
- to pig it [colloquial] 1.1 (share sleeping accommodation)(American English)1.2 (live in dirty, slovenly manner)
compartir la cama(British English)
vivir como un cerdo or (in Latin America also) un chancho [colloquial]Example 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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