[ bawr-ish, bohr- ]
/ ˈbɔr ɪʃ, ˈboʊr- /
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of or like a boar; swinish.
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“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.
OTHER WORDS FROM boarishboar·ish·ly, adverbboar·ish·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for boarish
/ (ˈbɔːrɪʃ) /
coarse, cruel, or sensual
Derived forms of boarishboarishly, adverbboarishness, noun
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