Associations to the word «Swine»


SWINE, noun. (plural swine) Any of various omnivorous, even-toed ungulates of the family Suidae.
SWINE, noun. (pejorative) A contemptible person (plural swines).
SWINE, noun. (slang) (derogatory) A police officer; a "pig".
SWINE, noun. (archaic) plural of sow
SWINE FEVER, noun. (pathology) a contagious, usually fatal, disease of pigs, causing fever, skin lesions and convulsions
SWINE FLESH, noun. Alternative form of swineflesh
SWINE FLU, noun. Influenza caused by orthomyxoviruses, which pass from pigs to humans.
SWINE INFLUENZA, noun. (pathology) swine flu

Dictionary definition

SWINE, noun. Stout-bodied short-legged omnivorous animals.

Wise words

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Nathaniel Hawthorne