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  1. resembling a ram.
  2. having a disagreeable taste or smell; rank.
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Origin of rammish

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400; see origin at ram1, -ish1
Related formsram·mish·ness, noun
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Examples from the Web for rammish

Historical Examples

  • Coming to the stove, Gerard found the oven door obstructed by "the rammish clowns."

    The Cloister and the Hearth

    Charles Reade

British Dictionary definitions for rammish


  1. like a ram, esp in being lustful or foul-smelling
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Derived Formsrammishly, adverbrammishness, noun
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