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Porcine – Animals in English in Context

Porcine – Animals in English in Context with images for ESL learners to expand your vocabulary

/ˈpɔ:saɪn/ (adj)

Definition

relating to pigs or similar to them in appearance or behavior, piggish, piggy, swinish – fat and corpulent, fleshy, gross

Example

It turns out some people, whether they exercise or not, spend more time on the couch than others. And that could be a key to obesity.
Researchers at the Mayo Clinic believe it’s not the trips to the gym, but the everyday pacing, fidgeting and restlessness that may play a bigger role in whether someone’s porcine / fat or thin, according to a small study of self-described “couch potatoes” – people who enjoy sitting on the sofa to watch TV or read.

Antonyms

slim, slender


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