adjective wolf·ish \ˈwl-fish\

Definition of WOLFISH

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a wolfish and withdrawn youth — Marshall Frady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>
:  of or relating to wolves
wolf·ish·ly adverb
wolf·ish·ness noun

First Known Use of WOLFISH

15th century


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