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long pork

obsolete Human flesh when eaten as food by cannibals. As our canoe drifted down the river into the thickest parts of the jungle, the thought crossed my mind that we may well end up as long pork for some savage's meal.
See also: long, pork

pork chop

1. A thick cut of meat from a pig. Often used in the plural when it is prepared as a meal. Well, at least sit down and have a pork chop with us before you go out! Mom said that she's making pork chops for dinner tonight, so don't be late!
2. offensive slang A black person who acts submissively toward white people.
See also: chop, pork

pork barrel

Government funding made to a particular area or group to win support or popularity there. He won that district's votes by using the pork barrel and paying for a new community building.
See also: barrel, pork

pork out (on something)

Inf. to overeat on something; to become fat as a pig from eating something. (A play on pig out.) I pork out on french fries whenever I get the chance. I wish I didn't pork out all the time.
See also: out, pork

pork barrel

Government funding of something that benefits a particular district, whose legislator thereby wins favor with local voters. For example, Our senator knows the value of the pork barrel. This expression alludes to the fatness of pork, equated with political largesse since the mid-1800s. [c. 1900]
See also: barrel, pork

pork out

v. Slang
1. To eat greedily, ravenously, or voraciously; gorge: After we porked out at the buffet, we didn't have room for dessert. I went to my favorite restaurant and porked out on pizza.
2. To become fat: I porked out over the holidays, and now I can barely fit into my pants.
See also: out, pork


1. n. the police in general; a pig. (Underworld.) Keep an eye out for the pork.
2. tv. & in. to copulate [with] someone. (Usually objectionable.) They pork all the time, just like bunnies.

pork hammer

n. the penis. Stop scratching your pork hammer, bro.
See also: hammer, pork

pork out

in. to overindulge in food and drink. (A play on pig out.) Whenever I see french fries, I know I’m going to pork out.
See also: out, pork


mod. copulated with; [of a female] deflowered. (Usually objectionable.) Well, have you been porked?
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Remember -- no matter which recipe you choose to share, cook pork chops, roasts and tenderloin to an internal temperature between 145AF (medium rare) and 160AF (medium), followed by a three-minute rest.
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Cook pork tenderloin, chops and roasts to the USDA-recommended internal temperature of 145 degrees F, with a three-minute rest.