New English-Irish Dictionary
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hog

1 noun ZOOL castrated male pigborra masccollach coillte 2 noun ZOOL, US) pigmuc fem2
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3 noun person pejorative , informalmuc fem2craosaire masc4I made a hog of myself rinne mé muc díom féin, rinne mé craos 4 verb TRANSITIVEseilbh a ghlacadh arthey hog the road with their big lorries glacann siad seilbh ar an mbóthar lena gcuid leoraithe mórahe likes to hog the limelight is maith leis an aird a choimeád air féin
phrases

to go the whole hog

dul go bun an angairI went the whole hog and bought a new car chuaigh mé i rith an bhealaigh leis agus cheannaigh mé carr úryou may as well go the whole hog ó loisc tú an choinneal, loisc an t-orlach

to go hog wild

(US), informal dul as do chraiceanndul ar mireimeacht craiceáiltethe audience was going hog wild bhí an lucht féachana ag dul as a gcraiceann