pig out
intransitive verb Date: 1978 to eat greedily ; gorgepig-out noun

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  • pig out — [v] overeat binge, blimp out*, devour, dive in*, eat like a horse*, eat to excess, feed, gluttonize, gobble, gorge, gormandize, gulp, guzzle, hoover*, overindulge, pork out*, scarf out*, shovel it in*, stuff oneself, wolf*; concept 169 …   New thesaurus

  • pig-out — /pig owt /, n. Slang. an instance of overindulging in eating; food binge. [1975 80; n. use of v. phrase pig out] * * * …   Universalium

  • pig-out — pig′ out n. cvb sts sl. an instance of overindulging in eating • Etymology: 1975–80 …   From formal English to slang

  • pig out — verb overeat or eat immodestly; make a pig of oneself She stuffed herself at the dinner The kids binged on ice cream • Syn: ↑gorge, ↑ingurgitate, ↑overindulge, ↑glut, ↑englut, ↑stuff, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • pig out — v. (slang) (AE) (D; intr.) to pig out on (to pig out on ice cream) * * * [ pɪg aʊt] (slang) (AE) (D; intr.) to pig out on (to pig out on ice cream) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • pig out — phrasal verb [intransitive] Word forms pig out : present tense I/you/we/they pig out he/she/it pigs out present participle pigging out past tense pigged out past participle pigged out informal to eat an extremely large amount of food kids pigging …   English dictionary

  • pig out — in. to overeat; to overindulge in food or drink. (See also blimp out; mac out; pork out; scarf out.) □ I always pig out on Fridays. □ I can’t help myself when I see ice cream. I have to pig out …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • pig-out — noun see pig out * * * /pig owt /, n. Slang. an instance of overindulging in eating; food binge. [1975 80; n. use of v. phrase pig out] * * * n. informal a bout of eating a large amount of food …   Useful english dictionary

  • pig out — {v. phr.} 1. To eat a tremendous amount of food. * / I always pig out on my birthday, she confessed./ 2. To peruse; have great fun with; indulge in for a longer period of time. * / Go to bed and pig out on a good mystery story, the doctor… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • pig out — {v. phr.} 1. To eat a tremendous amount of food. * / I always pig out on my birthday, she confessed./ 2. To peruse; have great fun with; indulge in for a longer period of time. * / Go to bed and pig out on a good mystery story, the doctor… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • pig\ out — v. phr. 1. To eat a tremendous amount of food. I always pig out on my birthday, she confessed. 2. To peruse; have great fun with; indulge in for a longer period of time. Go to bed and pig out on a good mystery story, the doctor recommended …   Словарь американских идиом

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