liverish

[liv-er-ish]

adjective

resembling liver, especially in color.
having a liver disorder; bilious.
disagreeable; crabbed; melancholy: to have a liverish disposition.

Nearby words

  1. liver sausage,
  2. liver spot,
  3. liver spots,
  4. liver-rot,
  5. liveried,
  6. liverleaf,
  7. livermore,
  8. livermorium,
  9. liverpolitan,
  10. liverpool

Origin of liverish

First recorded in 1730–40; liver1 + -ish1

Related formsliv·er·ish·ness, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for liverish

liverish

adjective

informal having a disorder of the liver
disagreeable; peevish
Derived Formsliverishness, noun

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