Lard - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |lɑːrd|  American pronunciation of the word lard
Brit.  |lɑːd|  British pronunciation of the word lard


- soft white semisolid fat obtained by rendering the fatty tissue of the hog


- prepare or cook with lard
- add details to (syn: aggrandise, aggrandize, dramatise, dramatize, embellish, embroider, pad)


Lard the chicken with pig fat to make it tasty.

His speech was larded with words of praise calculated to win the crowd's support.

The leaf of the pig is generally regarded as producing the best lard.

lard was also used, though its congener, butter, was more frequently employed

Word forms

I/you/we/they: lard
he/she/it: lards
present participle: larding
past tense: larded
past participle: larded
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