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synonyms for piggish

  • acquisitive
  • avaricious
  • avid
  • carnivorous
  • close
  • close-fisted
  • covetous
  • craving
  • desirous
  • devouring
  • eager
  • edacious
  • esurient
  • gluttonous
  • grabby
  • grasping
  • grudging
  • hoggish
  • hungry
  • impatient
  • insatiable
  • insatiate
  • intemperate
  • itchy
  • miserly
  • niggardly
  • omnivorous
  • parsimonious
  • pennypinching
  • penurious
  • prehensile
  • rapacious
  • ravening
  • ravenous
  • selfish
  • stingy
  • swinish
  • tight
  • tight-fisted
  • voracious
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How to use piggish in a sentence

Donald thought he would like Captain Muirhead, but he mistrusted those piggish blue eyes of his.
THE VIKING BLOODFREDERICK WILLIAM WALLACE
I bowed likewise, but I saw his little piggish eyes looking wickedly at me.
THE O'RUDDYSTEPHEN CRANE
The rabbit beside me hopped a few feet and squatted again, and the fat bear sat up and blinked about him with his piggish eyes.
PLUCK ON THE LONG TRAILEDWIN L. SABIN
A hungry pig following a pail of buttermilk after one taste is not more piggish than this poor boy.
THE CAMP-LIFE OF THE THIRD REGIMENTROBERT T. KERLIN
At the same time he could not endure Russian history, and, indeed, looked upon Russian customs in general as more or less piggish.
THE POSSESSEDFYODOR DOSTOEVSKY
They've behaved so piggish that everybody in town is sore at them, and I don't see how the pageant is going to come out on top.
THE SIN OF MONSIEUR PETTIPONRICHARD CONNELL
Harmon plucked him by the sleeve, but Draymore shook him off, his little piggish eyes sparkling.
THE YOUNGER SETROBERT W. CHAMBERS
The way of Nature is the epicurean way; the other way is nothing less than piggish gluttony.
THE NEW GLUTTON OR EPICUREHORACE FLETCHER
Now, Mrs. Pig was not the only one that noticed how piggish her youngsters were at the trough.
THE TALE OF GRUNTY PIGARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
Jankez, his eyes small and piggish, took up a heavy slice of dark bread and ladled a full quarter pound of Danube caviar upon it.
EXPEDITERDALLAS MCCORD REYNOLDS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PIGGISH

  • abominable
  • animal
  • barbarous
  • base
  • bestial
  • boorish
  • brutal
  • brute
  • brutish
  • carnal
  • coarse
  • cruel
  • degraded
  • depraved
  • disgusting
  • feral
  • ferine
  • foul
  • gluttonous
  • gross
  • inhuman
  • irrational
  • loathsome
  • low
  • monstrous
  • obscene
  • piggish
  • prurient
  • repulsive
  • sadistic
  • swinish
  • unclean
  • vile
  • covetous
  • devouring
  • edacious
  • gorging
  • gourmandizing
  • greedy
  • gross
  • hoggish
  • insatiable
  • never full
  • omnivorous
  • piggish
  • piggy
  • prodigious
  • rapacious
  • ravening
  • ravenous
  • starved
  • starving
  • unquenchable
  • wolfish
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.