hog town

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Late 19th century, akin to hog waller and hog island.

Noun[edit]

hog town (plural hog towns)

  1. (slang, US, pejorative) Any poor town or out-of-way place.

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References[edit]

  • hog island, Cassell's Dictionary of Slang, by Jonathon Green, 2nd edition, Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.: 2005, ISBN 0304366366.