adjective brut·ish \ˈbrü-tish\

: cruel, violent, and stupid : resembling or suggesting a beast

Full Definition of BRUTISH

:  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

  1. She is married to a brutish, drunken slob.
  2. <as the months of recurrent combat dragged on, the daily existence of the soldiers became increasingly brutish>

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Rhymes with BRUTISH


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