- of or relating to the Huns.
- (sometimes lowercase) barbarous; destructive.
Origin of Hunnish
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With Attila's death the might of the Hunnish Empire was broken.Theodoric the Goth
Also they realised the peril of the mainland from the Hunnish invasion.Venice
Nothing is heard of Iazyges or Sarmatae after the Hunnish invasions.
We had seen the last of that poor ship, stung to death by a Hunnish sea-asp.The Glory of The Coming
Irvin S. Cobb
Unsatisfied with the result, the Hunnish monarch advanced his camp.The Eighteen Christian Centuries
- of, relating to, or characteristic of the Huns
- barbarously destructive; vandalistic
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