liverish

adjective
liv·er·ish | \ ˈli-və-rish , ˈliv-rish \

Definition of liverish 

1 : resembling liver especially in color

2a : suffering from liver disorder : bilious

b : peevish, irascible

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Other words from liverish

liverishness noun

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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

adjective
liv·er·ish | \ ˈliv-(ə-)rish \

Medical Definition of liverish 

: suffering from liver disorder : bilious

Other words from liverish

liverishness noun

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