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Meaning of SWINISH

Pronunciation:  'swInish

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  resembling swine; coarsely gluttonous or greedy; "piggish table manners"; "the piggy fat-cheeked little boy and his porcine pot-bellied father"; "swinish slavering over food"
  2. [adj]  ill-mannered and coarse and contemptible in behavior or appearance; "was boorish and insensitive"; "the loutish manners of a bully"; "her stupid oafish husband"; "aristocratic contempt for the swinish multitude"
 

SWINISH is a 7 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: boorish, gluttonous, hoggish, loutish, neandertal, neanderthal, oafish, piggish, piggy, porcine, unrefined
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Swin"ish\, a.
Of or pertaining to swine; befitting swine; like swine;
hoggish; gross; beasty; as, a swinish drunkard or sot.
``Swinish gluttony.'' --Milton. -- {Swin"ish*ly}, adv. --
{Swin"ish*ness}, n.

 

 

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