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ID #2188

hog up

v. 1. [Belize idem (Dayley); cf. OED hog to appropriate greedily, US slang] to eat greedily, taking mor than is needed: She ain't take care -- she just hog the food up (Nassau). (Gen.)

2. to do (a job) carelessly. (Gen.)

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Last update: 2010-10-18 21:25
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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Comment of Javan Davis:
The person I interviewed is from Exuma and she is 72 years old. She is not familiar with the term "hog up". As a result she was unable to use it in any context.
Added at: 2014-03-11 01:11