• Drawing attention to male chauvinism (from the term male chauvinist pig).
  • Representing the sound made by a pig.


  • The sound made by a pig, or an imitation thereof.

    "The protesters replied to the police officers' demands with a chorus of oinks."


  • (intransitive) Of a pig or in imitation thereof, to make its characteristic sound.

    "The hogs oinked happily in their pen as the farmer poured slop in their feeding trough."

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