a pig of a (something)(redirected from pig of a)
a pig of a (something)
slang A particularly difficult, unpleasant, or undesirable task or thing. I thought I'd be done hours ago, but I've had a pig of a time getting this car up and running again. It was a pig of a game, with both teams clawing and fighting for each goal.
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a pig of a something(British English, informal) a difficult or unpleasant thing or task: I’ve had a pig of a day.
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