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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Of or relating to pigs; Also: Fat or corpulent.

Usage examples (33)
  • Adjective, : a porky child
  • First the term 'porky' was coined, followed by 'jumbo,' and then 'butterball.'
  • In fact, the first corpulent words were "porky" in the 1860's; "jumbo" in the 1880's; and "butterball" in the 1890s.
  • Exactly ... and yet the "porky" amendments continue. for more
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