ruttish

adjective
rut·​tish | \ ˈrə-tish How to pronounce ruttish (audio) \

Definition of ruttish

: inclined to rut : lustful

Other Words from ruttish

ruttishly adverb
ruttishness noun

First Known Use of ruttish

1607, in the meaning defined above

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Dictionary Entries near ruttish

ruttee

rutter

ruttiness

ruttish

ruttle

rutty

rutuburi

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