n (pl swine)
- 1.1 (pig, hog) cerdo (m)More example sentences1.2
(pl swines)(contemptible person) [colloquial/familiar] cerdo, -da (m,f) [familiar/colloquial], canalla (mf), cabrón, -brona (m,f) (Esp) [familiar/colloquial]More example sentences
- His team did DNA studies that gave more evidence for the idea that prehumans acquired these tapeworms before cattle and swine were domesticated.
- Because of changes in the pork industry, which have occurred over the years, the prevalence of infection in swine and humans has declined dramatically in the U. S.
- The virus explosively increased among domesticated swine.
More example sentences1.3
- These arrogant swine actually think it is their RIGHT to decide what the public will be allowed to know!
- Well, they can all give me money, but no one does, the tight swine.
- All the same, it does feel very nice when one comes across a great artist who is not an utter swine politically.
(pl swines)(sth difficult, unpleasant) (BrE) [colloquial/familiar] that question was a swine esa pregunta fue dificilísima these screws are swines to get in cuesta un triunfo meter estos malditos or condenados tornillos [familiar/colloquial]
- Its string of bitsy and complicated mosaics makes it a swine to maintain rhythmic cohesion.
- You are no doubt aware that grass is a swine to get out of cloth.
- The initial ascent is deceptively steep: to be completely honest, it is a swine to climb.
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