swinish

adjective
swin·​ish | \ ˈswī-nish How to pronounce swinish (audio) \

Definition of swinish

: of, suggesting, or characteristic of swine : beastly

Other Words from swinish

swinishly adverb
swinishness noun

Examples of swinish in a Sentence

the more swinish diners attacked the all-you-can-eat buffet with gusto
Recent Examples on the Web Another, Cora, is saddled with a swinish husband who tries to gaslight her whenever his chronic infidelity is exposed. Sarah Lyall, New York Times, 27 May 2022

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First Known Use of swinish

13th century, in the meaning defined above

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Last Updated

13 Jun 2022

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“Swinish.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/swinish. Accessed 11 Aug. 2022.

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