pig out

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v pig out overeat or eat immodestly; make a pig of oneself "She stuffed herself at the dinner","The kids binged on ice cream"
    • ***

Usage

In literature:

Then the gods ripped his pig body open and he come out of it, and began to laugh.
"A California Girl" by Edward Eldridge
And he had not only recovered the pig tail, but had found out what had been done and who had done it.
"With Hoops of Steel" by Florence Finch Kelly
We can't keep the pigs out of it, and it's time the potatoes were dug.
"The Young Surveyor;" by J. T. Trowbridge
This was a necessary; to drink out of a tumbler, possibly fresh from pig-eating lips, would have entailed a certain loss of reputation.
"Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, Vol. 7" by Various
What contrivance they have, to let or take out the Metal, that is in fusion; and cast it into Barrs, Sows, Pigs, &c?
"Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society - Vol 1 - 1666" by Various
On the instant there arose a strange, confused, terrific uproar, from which the squeals of the white pig stood out thin and pathetic.
"The Backwoodsmen" by Charles G. D. Roberts
Take out the brains, and mix them with the gravy that comes from the pig.
"The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches," by Mary Eaton
I brought the pig out of the box, and exhibited the animal on a small table in the middle of the room.
"Adventures and Recollections" by Bill o'th' Hoylus End
Run out, children, and let the pig in.
"Boys and Girls Bookshelf (Vol 2 of 17)" by Various
You might cry out, 'Pig's nests!
"The Prison Chaplaincy, And Its Experiences" by Hosea Quinby
***

In poetry:

P was a little Pig,
Went out to take a walk;
Papa he said, 'If Piggy dead,
He'd all turn into Pork!'
"Nonsense Alphabet" by Edward Lear
Well, father; what d'ye think? The pig got out
This mornèn; an' avore we zeed or heärd en,
He run about, an' got out into geärden,
An' routed up the groun' zoo wi' his snout!
"Eclogue:--Father Come Hwome" by William Barnes
The bicycles ride large along the way.
Winter passes along before our eyes.
The first cold hands appear.
Slaughtered pigs are hung out to die;
sobering the purple nerves of farmers.
"November" by Gerrit Achterberg
Little trotty wagtail, you nimble all about,
And in the dimpling water-pudge you waddle in and out;
Your home is nigh at hand, and in the warm pig-stye,
So, little Master Wagtail, I'll bid you a good-bye.
"Little Trotty Wagtail" by John Clare
Good Italian gentlemen, fatherly and kind,
Brings us over to London here our horgins for to grind;
Sends us out vith little vite mice and guinea-pigs also
A popping of the Veasel and a Jumpin of JIM CROW.
"The Organ-Boy’s Appeal" by William Makepeace Thackeray
At this moment a youth observed what was going on,
And he cried out to Croquard, Inhuman monster, begone!
Leave the minstrel, thou pig-headed giant, or I'll make you repent,
For thou must know my name is Jack, and I hail from Kent.
"Jack o' the Cudgel" by William Topaz McGonagall

In news:

An archer's story, from before the season to the pig out .
Flemington Elks to host ' Piggin ' Out to Cure Cystic Fibrosis' pig roast on June 23.
The Flemington Elks Lodge, Route 31 in Raritan Township, will be hosting a " Piggin ' Out to Cure Cystic Fibrosis" pig roast on Saturday, June 23, at 3 p.m. Tickets are $25/person.
I stress, the goal here is not to try and knock down the structures and take out the pigs, but to use the game platform as a demonstration tool that will get their attention, and to see the flying birds as your projectiles .
Pig Virus' quarantined : Metheny, Laski driven out from WGN.
One curious highlight of the Abandon Normal Devices 2012 festival was John O'Shea's Pigs Bladder Football project, which set out to create a soccer ball using pig bladder cells grown over a polymer matrix.
Her owners thought Daphne the potbellied pig would top out at 60 pounds.
Now, explains Bechard -- ferociously tattooed, including finger tattoos making a statement to pigs and chefs -- "I was just disappointed" at the out-of-state swine.
Pig out now, worldwide shortage of bacon is looming.
With this weekend sandwiched between Groundhog Day and the Super Bowl, I'd say The Man's giving us license to party n' pig out.
But that doesn't mean your kids can pig out on Halloween candy.
10… Come out and see the flying angel pigs, this year's theme is Hawg Heaven.
Wurstmeister and pork expert Bruce Aidells pigs out over the latest cooktops.
McDonald's Phasing Out Gestation Stalls For Pigs.
Tom learns the in's and out's of pig handling with the All-Alaskan Racing Pigs at the Ventura County Fair.
***