porky

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Etymology 1[edit]

From pork +‎ -y

Adjective[edit]

porky (comparative porkier, superlative porkiest)

  1. Resembling or characteristic of pork.
    • 2010, Victor J. Banis, The Blood of Love (page 113)
      It was tender and delicious, with a kind of porky taste you didn't often get from supermarket meats.
  2. (slang) Rather fat.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Shortened from pork pie

Noun[edit]

porky (plural porkies)

  1. (Cockney rhyming slang) A lie.