Hoggishly
Hoggish Hog"gish, a. Swinish; gluttonous; filthy; selfish. -- {Hog"gish*ly}, adv. -- {Hog"gish*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

Is not a hoggish life the height of some men's wishes? --Shaftesbury. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • hoggishly — adverb see hoggish …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • hoggishly — See hoggish. * * * …   Universalium

  • hoggishly — adverb In a hoggish manner …   Wiktionary

  • hoggishly — adv. piggishly, crudely, selfishly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hoggishly — hog·gish·ly …   English syllables

  • hoggishly — adverb see hoggish * * * hoggˈishly adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑hog …   Useful english 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 Date: 15th century grossly selfish, gluttonous, or filthy • hoggishly adverb • hoggishness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Hard and soft G — A hard g vs. a soft g is a feature that occurs in many languages, including English, in which two distinct major sounds (phonemes) are represented by the Latin letter g . A hard g is typically (but not always) pronounced as a voiced plosive,… …   Wikipedia

  • hoggishness — See hoggishly. * * * …   Universalium

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