heathenish

[ hee-thuh-nish ]
/ ˈhi ðə nɪʃ /

adjective

of or relating to heathens: heathenish practices of idolatry.
like or befitting heathens; barbarous.

Origin of heathenish

before 900; Old English hǣthenisc. See heathen, -ish1

Related forms

hea·then·ish·ly, adverbhea·then·ish·ness, noun
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heathenish

/ (ˈhiːðənɪʃ) /

adjective

of, relating to, or resembling a heathen or heathen culture

Derived Forms

heathenishly, adverbheathenishness, noun
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