high on the hog

High on the hog is the idiom used when referring to something or someone that affluent and luxurious. To be high on the hog means that this something is very luxurious, often with fine and expensive elements. A person that is high on the hog is typically coming from money, influential and extremely wealthy. High on the hog is typically in reference to a person who comes from money or who has earned a good deal of money.