You all know what a pig is right? If not, I’ll tell you…

A pig is a pink farmyard animal that likes to roll around in the mud. They eat pretty much anything and are bred for meat (pork, ham and bacon).​

The word ‘pig’ is a slang word for a greedy person or a nasty person.

e.g. My boyfriend is such a pig! He’s just eaten a whole packed of biscuits.

idioms and expressions about pigs

Click on the pictures below to learn some common idioms and expressions with pigs. Each idiom includes the meaning and a real-life picture example.​

animal idioms - pig phrases and sayings
pig phrases - as happy as a pig in shit
pig idioms - fat pig
pig phrases - go the whole hog
pig sayings - make a pig's ear of
pig sayings - pig out
pig sayings - piggyback
pig idioms - pig-headed
pig idioms - pigs might fly
pig idioms - road hog