make a pig of oneself

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make a pig of (oneself) definition

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    to overeat; to take more of something than anyone else gets; to be selfish. : I have a tendency to make a pig of myself at affairs like this.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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make a pig of oneself

Overeat, as in I really made a pig of myself at the buffet. [Colloquial; 1940s] Also see pig out.

The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer.
Copyright © 1997. Published by Houghton Mifflin.
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