boarish

[ bawr-ish, bohr- ]

adjective
  1. of or like a boar; swinish.

Origin of boarish

1
First recorded in 1540–50; boar + -ish1

Other words from boarish

  • boar·ish·ly, adverb
  • boar·ish·ness, noun

Words Nearby boarish

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British Dictionary definitions for boarish

boarish

/ (ˈbɔːrɪʃ) /


adjective
  1. coarse, cruel, or sensual

Derived forms of boarish

  • boarishly, adverb
  • boarishness, noun

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