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pig

1. noun AGR, ZOOL animal2. noun COOK, ZOOL meat3. noun unpleasant person4. noun greedy person5. noun sth unpleasant to deal with6. noun police officer7. verb AGR, ZOOL to give birth to young pigs8. verb eat food greedily
phrases
1 noun AGR, ZOOL animalmuc fem2
modifiermuc gpl as adjpig farmer feirmeoir muc
2 noun COOK, ZOOL usually humorous meatmuiceoil fem3feoil mhuice
Taispeáin iontráil iomlán 
3 noun informal, pejorative unpleasant personcunús masc1bodach masc1  c m ushe's such a pig is í an chéis íher pig of a husband an collach d'fhear sin aici 4 noun informal, pejorative greedy personcraosaire masc4alpachán  c m upórc  c m u 5 noun informal sth unpleasant to deal withit's a real pig when you get lost in a big city is pian sa tóin cheart é nuair a théann tú amú i gcathair mhór, is mór an crá croí é nuair a théann tú amú i gcathair mhórwe had a real pig of a day bhí drochlá amach is amach againn 6 noun informal, offensive police officerthe pigs have been following me all day tá na péas do mo leanúint ar feadh an lae 7 verb AGR, ZOOL to give birth to young pigs INTRANSITIVEbainbh a bhreiththe sow pigged this morning bhí na bainbh ag an gcráin ar maidin, rug an chráin ar maidin 8 verb informal (BRITAIN) eat food greedily TRANSITIVEcraos a dhéanamhshe pigged herself on chocolate rinne sí muc di féin le seacláid, rinne sí craos ar an tseacláid
phrases

in pig

ZOOLionbhainbh

to make a pig of yourself

(also

to make a pig out of yourself

) informalI always make a pig of myself at parties déanaimse alpaire díom féin ag cóisirí i gcónaí

to make a pig's ear of sth

informalto make a pig's ear of sth praiseach cheart chríochnaithe a dhéanamh de rud, ciseach cheart a dhéanamh de rud, cocstí a dhéanamh de rud

on the pig's back

informalar mhuin na muiceto be on the pig's back bheith ar mhuin na muice, an saol a bheith ar do thóin agat

a pig in a poke

informalmuc i málato buy a pig in a poke muc i mála a cheannach

to pig it

informalthey were pigging it in that flat bhí siad brúite isteach sa mhullach ar a chéile san árasán sin

pigs might fly

(also

when pigs fly

US) informalpigs might fly as well! seans go dtitfidh an spéir ar an talamh chomh maith céanna!, seans go dtiocfaidh an lá inné ar ais chomh maith céanna!

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