hoggish vs porcine what difference

what is difference between hoggish and porcine

English

Etymology

hog +‎ -ish

Adjective

hoggish (comparative more hoggish, superlative most hoggish)

  1. Having the characteristics of a pig
  2. Having a gluttonous appetite


English

Etymology

From Middle French porcin, from Old French [Term?], from Latin porcinus, from porcus (pig).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈpoʊɹ.saɪn/
  • IPA(key): /ˈpoʊɹ.sin/
  • IPA(key): /ˈpoʊɹ.sɪn/

Adjective

porcine (comparative more porcine, superlative most porcine)

  1. Of or pertaining to pigs.
    Synonym: suilline
  2. (derogatory) Overweight to the extent of resembling a pig; morbidly obese.

Related terms

Translations

Anagrams

  • coprine, poncier, preonic

French

Adjective

porcine

  1. feminine singular of porcin

Derived terms

  • grippe porcine

Anagrams

  • pioncer

Italian

Adjective

porcine

  1. feminine plural of porcino

Anagrams

  • coprine, crepino, preconi

Latin

Adjective

porcīne

  1. vocative masculine singular of porcīnus

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