from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A fattened young pig.
- n. Slang A fat person.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A pig, especially a castrated male, being fattened and raised for slaughter.
- n. An obese person.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A hog.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A hog; a pig; especially, one fatted for killing.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a pig fattened to provide meat
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September 28th, 2009 6: 25 pm ET the porker is a corker
I presumeground porker is usable by shelters and food banks, like ground venison.
I guess these aren’t trendy enough or an easy slap at someone (did anyone find it ironic that one year [the annual contest] C’ville said that the place for peoplewatching was at Golden Corral and in the article slammed every person in there for being an obese porker from a surrounding county and THIS year, the place to take your folks in C’ville Annual Contest was Ponderosa?
So . . . the third-ranking Republican leader in the Senate wants to be known as a porker, an earmarker, and Senator Pothole … He declared himself against individualism, against libertarianism, against “this whole idea of personal autonomy, ... this idea that people should be left alone.”
The natives are very fond of pork indeed, and nearly every household boasts of at least one porker, which is allowed the entire run of the house and looked upon almost as "one of the family."
By "porker", I refer to its traditional meaning of "fattened young pig" and not to its colloquial use for corpulent persons, although it's always fun to be provocative.
Heidi has become quite a little "porker" ... privy to complimentary special search and rescue operations, Pop Tarts, Mocha coffee beans, as well as a free trip back to the glorious
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Bolden will, no doubt, see to it that Constellatin limps into LEO (He's inherited a real porker).
Other funny highlights: They call former Sen. Ted Stevens (a republican, just in case you forgot), Alaska porker extraordinaire.
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