currish

[ kur-ish ]
/ ˈkɜr ɪʃ /

adjective

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

Origin of currish

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

Related forms

cur·rish·ly, adverbcur·rish·ness, noun
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currish

/ (ˈkɜːrɪʃ) /

adjective

of or like a cur; rude or bad-tempered

Derived Forms

currishly, adverbcurrishness, noun
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