piggish


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Synonyms for piggish

wanting to eat or drink more than one can reasonably consume

Synonyms for piggish

resembling swine

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The wife reflected on the piggish face of the butcher in the castle town.
Goldman Sachs, while outrageously predicting a "super spike" that might cause oil to reach as high as $200 a barrel, blamed piggish American consumers and preached conservation as a bulwark against oil supply disruptions.
132, 206), as well as being sexually incontinent, a rapist and peeping Tom, He is given a repulsive appearance, with "a flat expressionless face and piggish eyes" (p.
The 800-strong population of the small village Trie sur Base almost doubled as tourists flocked from the world over for an evening of screaming fun to see contestants play out their piggish performances.
In Winter's character David Twombly, there is bravado and brutishness, charm and calculation, monstrous insensitivity and near-clairvoyant intuition, a piggish, loveable seer and self-centred male who bursts off the page.
Tired jokes, a rushed climax, and Beard's own piggish character felt claustrophobic to others.
Sean's cautionary approach is perhaps wise; there are those who will think Bank Holiday weekend, seaside resort, fine weather, visitors, then confuse "beer festival" with piggish behaviour and wait for blue lights to flash.
What I saw was: the woman's eyes glancing onto me, dropping to my lower body & to the artificial limbs--taking in my crutches, & the dexterity with which I manipulated the crutches--you could see that I'd been doing this a long time & had learned to propel myself forward with a kind of defiant ease--& the woman's eves that were smallish, piggish, with scanty brown lashes--narrowed in disdain or revulsion just perceptibly & in those eyes not a glimmer of sympathy for me as for one like herself who has been afflicted with grievous bodily harm, this woman who was Mrs.
Its relations with the Baltic States continue to be piggish, there really can't be any other word.
Margaret Kane, A Piggish Political Protest in Second Life, CNET, Jan.
The more than 20 percent hike they are seeking for what is basically a paid programming and infomercial channel with occasional sporting events of interest is simply piggish.
PENELOPE (Cert U, 86mins) BORN into the cursed Wilhern family with a piggish countenance, Penelope (Christina Ricci) has been hidden from the cruel outside world by her parents, According to legend, the only way to break the spell is to find an upper-class bachelor to lead Penelope down the aisle.
Penelope (Cert U) BORN into the cursed Wilhern family with a piggish countenance, Penelope (Christina Ricci) has been hidden from the cruel outside world by her socialite mother and father.
And at retail, affluent shoppers are saying, "'I won't be seen as the piggish consumer in the middle of a recession.
Washington-based Robert Woo was sued for pounds 125,000 over the piggish prank - but ended up filling his own pockets.