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Hunnish

[ huhn-ish ]
/ ˈhʌn ɪʃ /
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adjective
of or relating to the Huns.
(sometimes lowercase) barbarous; destructive.
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Origin of Hunnish

First recorded in 1810–20; Hun + -ish1

OTHER WORDS FROM Hunnish

Hun·nish·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for Hunnish

Hunnish
/ (ˈhʌnɪʃ) /

adjective
of, relating to, or characteristic of the Huns
barbarously destructive; vandalistic

Derived forms of Hunnish

Hunnishly, adverbHunnishness, noun
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