currish

[ kur-ish ]
/ ˈkɜr ɪʃ /

adjective

of or relating to a cur.
curlike; snarling; quarrelsome.
contemptible; base.

Nearby words

  1. curried,
  2. currier,
  3. currier and ives,
  4. curriery,
  5. currijong,
  6. currishly,
  7. curry,
  8. curry favor,
  9. curry leaf,
  10. curry powder

Origin of currish

First recorded in 1425–75, currish is from the late Middle English word kuresshe. See cur, -ish1

Related formscur·rish·ly, adverbcur·rish·ness, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for currish

currish

/ (ˈkɜːrɪʃ) /

adjective

of or like a cur; rude or bad-tempered
Derived Formscurrishly, adverbcurrishness, noun

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