Adjective "boar" definition and examples

(Boar may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/bɔː/

Definitions and examples

noun

A tusked Eurasian wild pig from which domestic pigs are descended, exterminated in Britain in the 17th century.
  1. 'We're on the edge of a national park and the landscape and wildlife is spectacular, including wild boar, deer and even wolves.'
  2. 'Deer, hounds, wild boar, foxes and rabbits chase each other around the frieze in a stunning display of intricate carving.'
  3. 'They are home to many smaller wildlife like jackals, hares, snakes, wild boar, pangolin and countless species of birds.'
  4. 'On the roof of the cave deft hands had painted bison, elk, horses and wild boars.'
  5. 'Many of the wild domestic dogs in Australia are mixed European domestics and so-called pig dogs, which are bred to hunt wild boars.'
  6. 'It is noted that there I am referring to domestic pigs, not wild boars.'
  7. 'Hunters, in organised groups of three to four people, will be allowed to shoot mouflons, wild boars, roes, red deer and fallow deer at Christmas.'
  8. 'Today's feral hog population is a hybrid of domestic pigs and Eurasian wild boars brought to North America in the early 1900s for food and sport.'
  9. 'By the 16th century the British wild boar had become rare, and pigs, specially fattened on whey, were used instead.'
  10. 'They also found bones from cattle, wild boar, deer, fish, and heron.'
  11. 'These same beers are also good accompaniments to wild boar and to sausages made with wild boar.'
  12. 'The fact that she consumed wild boar and dried elk in Estonia doesn't surprise me in the least.'
  13. 'A boar chop offered on the nightly specials board was also expertly cooked, and its cargo of mushrooms and balsamic sauce surprised with just a trace of sweetness.'
  14. 'Probably best known for smoked salmon, the two Mackenzies smoke houses also produce smoked prawns, kippers and other sea food and meat including poultry, ostrich and boar.'
  15. 'After some wait, the perfectly prepared little boar was put before him, and he said his stomach smiled while he began to cry… cry because it was so good, yet so small, he knew it would be over soon.'
  16. 'The meat eaters among you should be delighted to learn that the Saint George will be serving rabbit, boar and venison during the game season.'
  17. 'Raven scowled and tried to shove him back, but he easily climbed over her hand and swallowed a chunk of boar.'
  18. 'The menu is a carnivore's paradise with novelties including venison, wild boar, ostrich, springbok, zebra, kangaroo and shark.'
  19. 'In my survey, I argue that the association of the bronze tripod with cooking game such as venison and boar was restricted to elite hunting groups who took their feasting equipment with them to their graves.'
  20. 'Options range from beef, ostrich and chicken patties, to combos like boar and brie, beef and merguez, or venison and goat cheese.'
An uncastrated domestic male pig.
  1. 'But the boar had hardly mounted the sow when the neighbour ran into the pen and knocked the boar off the sow with his cap.'
  2. 'Pedigree sows and boars are retained for breeding while their offspring join the food chain in keeping with the trust's motto Eat them to keep them.'
  3. 'The boar went berserk after being separated from its sow and spying a rival male boar in a nearby pen.'
  4. 'Increased boar usage generally does not result in increased sperm production.'
  5. 'A 35-foot by 85-foot hoop building houses boars and the sows from weaning through midterm gestation.'
  6. 'Boars used in pen-mating situations need to be heavier than boars used for hand mating or for artificial insemination.'
  7. 'By 1860 imported boars and improved husbandry yielded a hog notably superior to that of the 1820s and '30s.'
  8. 'The first important finding was that Meishan boars have five to seven times more FSH in their blood than U.S. boars have, but their testes were 40 percent smaller than those of U.S. boars.'
  9. 'High-quality semen can be purchased without the investment in and expenses associated with owning a boar.'
  10. 'And a rusa, a lewdly mischievous pantomime horse galloped the streets to bring virility to the farmers' stallions, bulls, rams and boars.'
  11. 'When getting a boar ready for a show the other area that might well need special cleaning is his grease spot, which is found at the base of the spine and tends to be greaser than the rest of the coat.'

More definitions

1. the uncastrated male swine.

2. wild boar. adjective

3. South Midland and Southern U.S. (of animals) male, especially full-grown: a boar cat.

More examples(as adjective)

"animals can be boar."

Origin

Old English bār, of West Germanic origin; related to Dutch beer and German Bär.