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wolfish

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adjective wolf·ish \ˈwu̇l-fish\

Definition of wolfish

  1. 1 a :  suggestive of a wolf <wolfish mongrel dogs — Hoffman Birney> <a wolfish and withdrawn youth — Marshall Frady> b :  befitting or characteristic of a wolf <a wolfish appetite>

  2. 2 :  of or relating to wolves

wolf·ish·ly adverb
wolf·ish·ness noun


15th Century

First Known Use of wolfish

15th century


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