Sinhala Dictionary definitions for hog

hog 🔊 /hɑˈg/

hog : කෑදරයා

hog : කෑදරකමට කනවා

hog : හැඩය

hog : අපිරිසිදු තැනැත්තා

hog definition


  1. A quadruped of the genus Sus, and allied genera of Suidae; Especially., the domesticated varieties of S. scrofa, kept for their fat and meat, called, respectively, lard and pork; swine; porker; specifically, a castrated boar; a barrow.
  2. A mean, filthy, or gluttonous fellow.
  3. A young sheep that has not been shorn.
  4. A rough, flat scrubbing broom for scrubbing a ship's bottom under water.
  5. A device for mixing and stirring the pulp of which paper is made.

Transitive verb.

  1. To cut short like bristles; as, to hog the mane of a horse.
  2. To scrub with a hog, or scrubbing broom.

Intransitive verb. To become bent upward in the middle, like a hog's back; -- said of a ship broken or strained so as to have this form.