road hog
noun Date: 1891 a driver of an automotive vehicle who obstructs others especially by occupying part of another's traffic lane

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • road hog — {n.}, {informal} A car driver who takes more than his share of the road. * /A road hog forced John s car into the ditch./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • road hog — {n.}, {informal} A car driver who takes more than his share of the road. * /A road hog forced John s car into the ditch./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • road hog — ☆ road hog n. a person who drives a vehicle in the middle of the road so that it is hard or impossible for others to pass …   English World dictionary

  • road hog — n informal someone who drives badly or too fast without thinking about other people s safety …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • road hog — road ,hog noun count INFORMAL someone who drives in a dangerous way, often making it difficult for other cars to pass …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • road hog — road′ hog n. a driver who obstructs traffic by occupying parts of two lanes • Etymology: 1890–95 …   From formal English to slang

  • road hog — ► NOUN informal ▪ a reckless or inconsiderate motorist …   English terms dictionary

  • road hog — n. someone who takes too much space on a road or highway; someone who seems to run other people off the road. □ Get over! Road hog! □ A road hog nearly ran me off the road …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • road hog — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms road hog : singular road hog plural road hogs informal someone who drives in a dangerous way, often making it difficult for other cars to pass …   English dictionary

  • road hog —    A term in use since the very end of the nineteenth century to describe a selfish user of the highway, especially a driver who appears to think the road is for his personal use alone.    ‘You road hog’ is addressed to the driver of a taxi in… …   A dictionary of epithets and terms of address

  • road hog — np Someone who takes up to much of the road. I can t pass because the driver ahead of me is a road hog. 1950s …   Historical dictionary of American slang

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