- of or relating to a cur.
- curlike; snarling; quarrelsome.
- contemptible; base.
Origin of currish
Related Words for currishworthless, vile, disgusting, odious, abhorrent, hateful, abominable, abject, bad, base, beggarly, cheap, crass, degenerate, detestable, dirty, heel, ignoble, ignominious, inferior
Examples from the Web for currish
Historical Examples of currish
It was a currish image, suggestive of the choicest satisfaction.Heart
Martin Farquhar Tupper
Why should you stand between me and my rights in this currish way?Vice Versa
Then the currish way in which he took his licking added to the sport.For Fortune and Glory
The last sort of dogs consisteth of the currish kind meet for many toys, of which the whappet or prick-eared cur is one.Elizabethan England
Marry, she says your dog was a cur, and tells you currish thanks is good enough for such a present.Two Gentlemen of Verona
- of or like a cur; rude or bad-tempered