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liverish

[ liv-er-ish ]
/ ˈlɪv ər ɪʃ /
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adjective

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

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Origin of liverish

First recorded in 1730–40; liver1 + -ish1

OTHER WORDS FROM liverish

liv·er·ish·ness, noun
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How to use liverish in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for liverish

liverish
/ (ˈlɪvərɪʃ) /

adjective

informal having a disorder of the liver
disagreeable; peevish

Derived forms of liverish

liverishness, noun
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