Definition of piglike in US English:



  • See pig

    • ‘Agoutis are smaller than their relatives the piglike pacas and larger than squirrels, which they resemble.’
    • ‘For the next 80 million years, synapsids evolved into various wolflike and bearlike predators, as well as into an array of peculiar piglike herbivores.’
    • ‘Too, this unique region also hosts an impressive array of other wildlife, including blacktail prairie dogs, gray foxes, and piglike javelinas.’
    • ‘The most intriguing thing about him were his small, piglike eyes that were nearly swallowed up by the large brow on his pudgy face.’