1. to attack, lit. or fig.
(a) to have sexual intercourse [the puritan image of ‘swinishness’ allied to sex].
|DSUE (8th edn) 558/2: C.19–20.|
(b) (US prison, also sell a hog) to subject to assault, esp. homosexual rape.
|in In the Life (1972) 419: ‘Him and this other boy hogged this Mexican that wasn’t a punk.’...‘What happened to the guy that got hogged?’.|
|Thief’s Primer 40: The guy who’s hogged, he’s just a laughingstock after that. The ones that fuck him, they always say he wasn’t no good anyway. [Ibid.] 175: There’s a lot of them that are hogged. They grab them and throw them down and either threaten or put a knife on them. Hogged – same as bullied.|
|Bounty of Texas (1990) 206: hog, v. – to take something from someone by force. [Ibid.] 213: sell a hog, n. – to try to scare or bluff someone else.‘Catheads [...] and Cho-Cho Sticks’ in Abernethy|
2. (US, also hawg) to defraud, to cheat, to rob.
|Vocabulum 42: hogging To humbug.|
|Among the Mormons in Complete Works (1922) 276: My father understood this. ‘Go,’ he sed — ‘go, my son, and hog the public!’ (he ment, ‘knock em,’ but the old man was allus a little given to slang).|
|Other Side of the Wall: Prisoner’s Dict. July [Internet] Hawged: To have everything taken away. As in, ‘He hawged you for all your money.’ (TX).|
|Last Burn in Hell 24: These women took something from society; or as prisoners say, they hawged it.|
3. (orig. US) to grab for oneself, to act greedily or selfishly.
|Three Thousand Miles Through the Rocky Mountains 246: A few parties ‘hogged up’ the whole of the pay-claims .|
|(con. c.1840) Huckleberry Finn 233: So, says I, s’pose somebody has hogged that bag on the sly?|
|Columbus (OH) Dispatch 2 July n.p.: It would give them a chance to say I was hogging every-thing and giving no one else a chance.|
|Maison De Shine 241: He’s all the time hoggin’ the centre.|
|nothing – god damn nothing – for the arts, recognizes no obligation, and on top of it tries to ‘earn a living’, which meant he hogs a minor job which would be a living to some other man.letter 17 May in Paige (1971) 60: He is a rich man who does|
|Tell England (1965) 244: Oh, rot, you scrimshanker. You’ve been hogging it all the afternoon.|
|World I Never Made 498: Don’t hog a box of candy any more.|
|(con. 1943–5) To Hell and Back (1950) 183: That Murph is trying to hog all the glory.|
|Absolute Beginners 158: He hogged the camera — in fact, the dam thing had to keep chasing him about the studio.|
|Scene (1996) 243: I know the Feds are doing an ass-tight job [...] but what I can’t stand is them hogging the credit!|
|Happy Days Are Here Again (1968) 177: Don’t be so greedy, Waxman! Don’t hog all the guilt for yourself!|
|Swamp Man 92: He couldn’t stand the sight of his brother hogging all the whisky.|
|Songlines 76: They did not slow down but came up [...] hogging the middle of the road.|
|Yes We have No 223: Killer had this big stash of rocks, and he kept hogging it.|
|Observer Screen 6 Feb. 7: Julie hogs the movie as Kaysen’s best friend.|
1. to speak roughly to, to humiliate verbally.
|Dict. Carib. Eng. Usage.|
2. to eat ravenously.
|Dict. Carib. Eng. Usage.|
(Aus.) to desire intensely.
|Bulletin (Sydney) 6 Aug. 32/4: The ole feller looked at the bar kinder lingerin’, an’ wiped his lips with his tongue, so I knoo he was hoggin’ for a pot same as me an’ Scotty are now, but he went back.|
|Kia Ora Coo-ee 15 Aug. 4/1: Though you’ve lost your pipe and bacca, and you’re hogging for a smoke: / Look upon the shiny side and treat the matter as a joke.|
to sleep deeply, esp. when accompanied by heavy snoring.
|Roll On My Twelve 96: Come on, you lazy swabs [...] You’ve been hogging it all day.|