Synonyms and related words:
Apician, a hog for, acquisitive, all-devouring, asinine, avaricious, avid, beastly, bolting, bottomless, bovid, bovine, caprid, caprine, coveting, covetous, cowish, cowlike, cramming, crapulent, crapulous, deerlike, devouring, edacious, equestrian, equine, esurient, glutting, gluttonizing, gluttonous, goatish, goatlike, gobbling, gorging, grabby, grasping, greedy, gulping, guttling, guzzling, hircine, hogging, hoofed, horsy, hyperphagic, insatiable, insatiate, intemperate, limitless, mercenary, miserly, money-hungry, money-mad, monopolistic, monopolizing, monopoloid, mulish, omnivorous, overgreedy, ovine, piggish, polyphagic, possessive, quenchless, rapacious, ravening, ravenous, ruminant, self-seeking, selfish, sheepish, sheeplike, slakeless, sordid, stuffing, swinish, unappeasable, unappeased, ungulate, unquenchable, unsated, unsatisfied, unslakeable, unslaked, venal, voracious, wolfing

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  • hoggish — index insatiable Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • hoggish — gluttonous, late 15c., from HOG (Cf. hog) (n.) + ISH (Cf. ish). Related: Hoggishly; hoggishness …   Etymology dictionary

  • hoggish — [hôg′ish] adj. like a hog; very selfish, greedy, coarse, or filthy hoggishly adv. hoggishness n …   English World dictionary

  • hoggish — hog ► NOUN 1) a pig, especially a castrated male reared for slaughter. 2) informal a greedy person. ► VERB (hogged, hogging) informal ▪ take or hoard selfishly. ● go the whole hog Cf. ↑ …   English terms dictionary

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  • hoggish — adjective Date: 15th century grossly selfish, gluttonous, or filthy • hoggishly adverb • hoggishness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • hoggish — hoggishly, adv. hoggishness, n. /haw gish, hog ish/, adj. 1. like or befitting a hog. 2. selfish; gluttonous; filthy. [1425 75; late ME. See HOG, ISH1] * * * …   Universalium

  • hoggish — adjective a) Having the characteristics of a pig b) Having a gluttonous appetite …   Wiktionary

  • hoggish — I (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Squalid] Syn. smelly, foul, unclean; see dirty 1 , squalid . 2. [Greedy] Syn. grasping, rapacious, gluttonous; see greedy 2 . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Wanting to eat or drink more than one can reasonably… …   English dictionary for students

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