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ruttish

[ ruht-ish ]
/ ˈrʌt ɪʃ /
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adjective

salacious; lustful.

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Origin of ruttish

First recorded in 1595–1605; rut2 + -ish1
rut·tish·ly, adverbrut·tish·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for ruttish

ruttish
/ (ˈrʌtɪʃ) /

adjective

(of an animal) in a condition of rut
lascivious or salacious
ruttishly, adverbruttishness, noun
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