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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A male pig, especially one that is wild.

Usage examples (35)
  • On the island of Polynesia, I saw many wild boars roaming in the jungle.
  • It seems that the boar is the most frightening creature in the swamp, even moreso than the alligator.
  • Hurry, the boar is coming over on the crocodiles, too.
  • The wild boar is often called "the poor man's grizzly bear", and the last thing you need to worry about is destroying too much meat. for more
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  • The "Boer" (South African of Dutch descent) was not a "boor" (rude or crude person), but he said that the "boar" (male pig) was a "bore" (uninteresting or tiresome).
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