of or relating to the Huns.
(sometimes lowercase) barbarous; destructive.
- Hun·nish·ness, noun
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How to use Hunnish in a sentence
With Attila's death the might of the Hunnish Empire was broken.Theodoric the Goth | Thomas Hodgkin
Hunnish maids, those who weave tapestry, and in bright gold work, so that it may delight thee.
When in the hall of the Hunnish folk, with the king we beheld the fire of the serpent's bed.
The whole Hunnish forest trembled where'er the warriors rode; over the shrubless, all-green plains they sped.
Bring forth the arms of the Hunnish kings: thou hast us stimulated to a sword-mote.
British Dictionary definitions for Hunnish
of, relating to, or characteristic of the Huns
barbarously destructive; vandalistic
- Hunnishly, adverb
- Hunnishness, noun
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