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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.
vulgar slang To have sexual intercourse with one. He always brags about how many girls he's porked.
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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.
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.
vulgar slang A penis. My last roommate used to walk around in the nude, with his pork hammer hanging out and everything!
1. To eat (a specific thing) gluttonously or to excess. Once a month, my friends and I get together and pork out on pizza and watch cheesy horror movies. I'll just have a salad. I've been porking out too much lately.
2. slang To become overweight or obese. He used to be one of the most athletic students back in high school, but he's really porked out recently.
slang Lies. The phrase comes from rhyming slang in which "pies" rhymes with "lies." Primarily heard in UK. Every politician tells pork pies to get elected to office, don't they? I've had about enough of your pork pies—just tell me the truth!
1. slang To eat (something) gluttonously or to excess. Often followed by "on." Once a month, my friends and I get together to pork up on pizza and watch cheesy horror movies. I'll just have a salad. I've been porking up too much lately.
2. slang To become fat or obese. He used to be one of the most athletic students back in high school, but he's really porked up recently. I need to start exercising again. I can tell I'm starting to pork up.
3. slang To cause someone to become overweight or obese, as by feeding them excessively or inducing them to eat. In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "pork" and "up." We lived with our grandmother over the summer, and she spent the whole time porking up my brother and me with her rich home cooking. I've always used eating as a way of dealing with stress, so between getting fired and breaking up with my girlfriend, the last few months have really porked me up.
4. To add an excessive amount of government spending to some legislation, especially when that spending only serves local or special interest. In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "pork" and "up." The politicians are being accused of porking up the most recent budget to cater to their constituents ahead of the upcoming election.
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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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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]
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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.
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs. Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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.
n. the penis. Stop scratching your pork hammer, bro.
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.
mod. copulated with; [of a female] deflowered. (Usually objectionable.) Well, have you been porked?
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