swinish


swin·ish

adjective \ˈswī-nish\

Definition of SWINISH

:  of, suggesting, or characteristic of swine :  beastly
swin·ish·ly adverb
swin·ish·ness noun

Examples of SWINISH

  1. <the more swinish diners attacked the all-you-can-eat buffet with gusto>
  2. <swinish frat boys for whom a night on the town invariably included binge drinking and strip club hopping>

First Known Use of SWINISH

13th century

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