adjective \ˈhē-thə-nish\

Definition of HEATHENISH

:  resembling or characteristic of heathens :  barbarous
hea·then·ish·ly adverb

Examples of HEATHENISH

  1. <believing that going to church in bare feet was heathenish, the missionaries made the natives wear shoes>

First Known Use of HEATHENISH



Next Word in the Dictionary: heathenly
Previous Word in the Dictionary: heathenesse
All Words Near: heathenish

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up heathenish? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More