Definition of pig's ear in English:

pig's ear

noun

  • 1British slang. Beer.

  • 2Informal. A mess, a botched job. Chiefly in "to make a pig's ear (out) of": to botch or bungle.

Origin

Late 19th century. From the genitive of pig + ear.

Pronunciation

pig's ear

/ˌpɪɡz ˈɪə/