porcine meaning

[ 'pɔ:sain ] Pronunciation:   "porcine" in a sentence
  • Adjective: porcine  porsin
    1. Relating to or suggesting swine
      "comparison between human and porcine pleasures" 
    2. Repellently fat
      "a bald porcine old man"
      - gross 
    3. Resembling swine; coarsely gluttonous or greedy
      "the piggy fat-cheeked little boy and his porcine pot-bellied father"
      - hoggish, piggish, piggy, swinish

    See also: fat, gluttonous, swine

    Encyclopedia: Porcine

  • [Medicine]
    adj : of or derived from swine ‹porcine heterografts›


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