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[hohl-hawg, -hog] /ˈhoʊlˈhɔg, -ˈhɒg/
adjective, Informal.
complete and thorough; wholehearted.
Origin of whole-hog

whole hog

noun, Informal.
the furthest extent; everything:
With them it was whole hog or nothing.
go whole hog, to do something completely or thoroughly:
The townspeople went whole hog for the celebration.
Also, go the whole hog. Unabridged
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British Dictionary definitions for whole-hog

whole hog

(slang) the whole or total extent (esp in the phrase go the whole hog)
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Slang definitions & phrases for whole-hog

whole enchilada, the

noun phrase

The totality; everything; the whole thing: We're talking best seller, miniseries, the whole enchilada

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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Idioms and Phrases with whole-hog

whole hog

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