liverish

adjective
liv·​er·​ish | \ ˈli-və-rish How to pronounce liverish (audio) , ˈliv-rish \

Definition of liverish

1 : resembling liver especially in color
2a : suffering from liver disorder : bilious

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Other Words from liverish

liverishness noun

Examples of liverish in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Or to the proud, liverish flesh of her mother, who now presides over a rooming house of alcoholics. Gail Sheehy, Daily Intelligencer, "Wide Open City/Part II: Redpants and Sugarman," 9 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of liverish

1740, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Liverish.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/liverish. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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liverish

adjective
liv·​er·​ish | \ ˈliv-(ə-)rish How to pronounce liverish (audio) \

Medical Definition of liverish

: suffering from liver disorder : bilious

Other Words from liverish

liverishness noun

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