Definitions

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  • adv. In a piggish manner.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. in a piggish manner

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Examples

  • Our "embargo and isolate them" mentality only breeds more hatred of us and our big fat biggoted piggishly consumer dominated ways.

    McCain camp: Obama's not being honest on Cuba views

  • The square face was pleasantly sculptured, the dark eyes neither piggishly small nor bovinely large.

    Widows and Orphans

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  • There is a reason that we speak of people “hogging” everything for themselves, or eating “piggishly.”

    OpEdNews - Quicklink: Swine Flu, Hog Farms, and Piggish Politics

  • Nissan Motor Co. plans to start offering in the U.S. and Japan a feature that it calls the "eco-pedal" -- a sensor that, when the driver is accelerating too piggishly, pushes back against the driver's foot.

    Efficient Drivers Cut Emissions, but Stir Up Hot Air

  • Hilmar: Ugh! Lona [opening the verandah door and window]: I should say, when he has washed himself, up at the hotel — for on the boat he got piggishly dirty.

    Pillars of Society

  • Distracted momentarily from her campaign revelries of maverick opposition to the "bridge to nowhere," which she had supported until it became a public relations debacle, and congressional earmarks for which she, as a small-town mayor, had hustled piggishly at the federal trough, Palin made the mistake of dealing with an unscripted subject.

    Robert Scheer: She's Clueless, He's Worse

  • What puzzles me is how anyone, John McCain included, can ignore such piggishly Hell-earning, avaristic, selfish, behavior.

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  • Now we are piggishly trying to charge them for restoration of infrastructure we destroyed — even while demanding they surrender 75% of their oil revenues to Big Oil for at least 30 years, denying Iraqis any chance at recovery.

    In Our Name

  • He then transferred his imagination to a supper served at the wedding of a well-to-do farmer, where huge platters of sauerkraut, sausage, boiled pork and pickles had been provided, one to each of six tables, and he had helped himself piggishly, moving from one to the other so as not to reveal his gluttony.

    Poland

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