Idiom:  eat like a pig

A picture of a cute little pig whose dirty mouth is covered in food. The idiom definition of "eat like a pig" and a sentence example: Close your mouth and stop eating like a pig.


Idiom:  eat like a pig

  • to eat with poor manners 

For example:  to chew with one's mouth open, make loud noises with one's lips, put a lot of food at one time in one's mouth. etc.

Example sentences

— My boyfriend eats like a pig so I'm afraid to take him to my parents' home for dinner.

— Gross! Close your mouth while you chew. You're eating like a pig

— One thing that I really dislike about my mother is that she eats like a pig.

— When you go to the crab shack it’s impossible not to eat like a pig.

— We’ve been focusing on our children’s table manners because they eat like a pigs.

— We missed breakfast and lunch so at dinner, everybody was eating like a pig.

— Did you see how Ambassador Smith was eating dinner? I can’t believe a grown man would eat like a pig at an official state dinner.

— One of the reasons you have so much gas an indigestion is that when you eat like a pig you ingest a lot of air.

— I was so hungry, I ate like a pig at the hotel brunch.

— You used to eat like a pig when you were little and at that time, it was cute. Now, it's not.

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