porcine

You might be tempted to describe your greedy lunch companions as porcine, but you should try to resist the urge. Porcine means "like a pig."

The adjective porcine is a scientific term for talking about pigs, but it's also useful for describing anything — or anyone — resembling a pig. A large, shiny-faced man might appear porcine to you, and so might a group of hungry kids who shove and jostle each other to get their hands on a plate of brownies. The Latin root is porcus, or "pig."

Definitions of porcine
1

adj relating to or suggesting swine

“comparison between human and porcine pleasures”

adj resembling swine; coarsely gluttonous or greedy

Synonyms:
hoggish, piggish, piggy, swinish
gluttonous
given to excess in consumption of especially food or drink

adj repellently fat

“a bald porcine old man”
Synonyms:
gross
fat
having an (over)abundance of flesh

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