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swinish

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1 having a huge appetite
  • the more swinish diners attacked the all-you-can-eat buffet with gusto

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2 having or showing the nature and appetites of a lower animal
  • we were appalled by the rude and swinish behavior some people thought it was all right to display in public

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The first known use of swinish was in the 13th century

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“Swinish.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/swinish. Accessed 6 Mar. 2021.

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