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Thesaurus / hoggish

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He was as unsociable, hoggish an old curmudgeon as ever rode a stout hack.
And you will cosset him in them—to save his hoggish dignity487 and buttress up his heavy pride.
It is no more hoggish, really, than the longing for sleep if you haven't slept for nights, or for water when one is thirsty.
THORLEY WEIRE. F. (EDWARD FREDERIC) BENSON
The Master sent in another, with a hoggish grunt which spoke of the energy behind it.
It was a hoggish thing to do; but he was a native and knew no reason for letting up.
FISHING WITH THE FLYCHARLES F. ORVIS AND OTHERS
Venta do Duque is a sty right worthy of being the capital of hoggish dominions.
But it will require only the slightest exercise of magic to make the exterior conform to the hoggish disposition.
TANGLEWOOD TALESNATHANIEL HAWTHORNE
No use being hoggish toward the rest of 'em, providing we can keep the bulge on 'em in membership.
BABBITTSINCLAIR LEWIS
The young of the cowbird is disproportionately large and aggressive, one might say hoggish.
As for me, I think it is superstition which makes our governor more and more hoggish.

WORDS RELATED TO HOGGISH

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