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currish

[ kur-ish ]
/ ˈkɜr ɪʃ /
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adjective
of or relating to a cur.
curlike; snarling; quarrelsome.
contemptible; base.
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Origin of currish

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

OTHER WORDS FROM currish

cur·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 forms of currish

currishly, adverbcurrishness, noun
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