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Pore vs Pork - What's the difference?

pore | pork |

As nouns the difference between pore and pork

is that pore is fear, dread while pork is (uncountable) the meat of a pig; swineflesh.

As a verb pork is

(transitive|slang|vulgar|usually|of a male) to have sex with (someone).



(wikipedia pore)

Etymology 1

From (etyl) pouren, from (etyl), from (etyl) porus, from (etyl) .


(en noun)
  • A tiny opening in the skin.
  • By extension any small opening or interstice, especially one of many or allowing passage of a fluid.
  • Etymology 2

    From (etyl) poren, pouren, . See (l).


  • to study meticulously; to go over again and again.
  • to meditate or reflect in a steady way.
  • Derived terms
    * pore over


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  • (uncountable) The meat of a pig; swineflesh.
  • Muslims are not allowed to eat pork .
  • (US, politics, slang, pejorative) Funding proposed or requested by a member of Congress for special interests or his or her constituency as opposed to the good of the country as a whole.
  • Synonyms

    * (meat of a pig) pigmeat, swineflesh

    Derived terms

    * long pork * (US political slang) pork barrel * pork chop * pork pie * pork sword * porker * porky * sea pork

    See also

    (wikipedia pork) * bacon * ham * pig * porcupine * swine


    (en verb)
  • (transitive, slang, vulgar, usually, of a male) To have sex with (someone).
  • Synonyms

    * See