: resembling, befitting, or typical of a brute or beast <lived a short and brutish life as a slave>
a : strongly and grossly sensual <brutish gluttony>
b : showing little intelligence or sensibility <a brutish lack of understanding>
— brut·ish·ly adverb
— brut·ish·ness noun
Examples of BRUTISH
- She is married to a brutish, drunken slob.
- <as the months of recurrent combat dragged on, the daily existence of the soldiers became increasingly brutish>
First Known Use of BRUTISH
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