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Synonyms and Antonyms of swinish

  1. 1 having a huge appetite <the more swinish diners attacked the all-you-can-eat buffet with gusto> Synonyms edacious, esurient, gluttonous, greedy, hoggish, piggish, rapacious, ravenous, voraciousRelated Words hearty, wolfish; devouring, gobbling, gorging, gormandizing, gulping; insatiable, unquenchable, unslakable; empty, famished, hungry, peckish [chiefly British], starved, starving; malnourished, underfed, undernourishedNear Antonyms content, full, glutted, sated, satiated, satisfied, stuffed

  2. 2 having or showing the nature and appetites of a lower animal <swinish frat boys for whom a night on the town invariably included binge drinking and strip club hopping> Synonyms animalistic, beastly, brutal, brute, brutish, feral, ferine, subhuman, bestialRelated Words animal, bodily, carnal, corporal, corporeal, fleshly, physical, sensual; barbaric, barbarous, cruel, heartless, inhumane, sadistic, savage, vicious, wanton; coarse, crass, crude, gross, ill-bred, lowbred, rude, uncouth, uncultivated, uncultured, unrefined, vulgarNear Antonyms chivalrous, elevated, gallant, great, greathearted, high, high-minded, lofty, lordly, magnanimous, noble, sublime; angelic (or angelical), spiritual; beneficent, benevolent, benignant, compassionate, good-hearted, kind, kindhearted, kindly, softhearted, tenderhearted; cultivated, cultured, genteel, polished, refined, well-bred

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