Definition of brutish
1 : resembling, befitting, or typical of a brute or beast <lived a short and brutish life as a slave>
2 a : strongly and grossly sensual <brutish gluttony> b : showing little intelligence or sensibility <a brutish lack of understanding>
Examples of brutish in a sentence
She is married to a brutish, drunken slob.
<as the months of recurrent combat dragged on, the daily existence of the soldiers became increasingly brutish>
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BRUTISH Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of brutish for English Language Learners
: cruel, violent, and stupid : resembling or suggesting a beast
BRUTISH Defined for Kids
Definition of brutish for Students
: being unfeeling and stupid
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