cur·​rish ˈkər-ish How to pronounce currish (audio)
: resembling a cur : mongrel
currishly adverb

Examples of currish in a Sentence

apologized for his currish behavior

Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of currish was in the 15th century

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Cite this Entry

“Currish.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Sep. 2023.

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