- swinnerton, frank,
Origin of swinish
Examples from the Web for swinish
It disgusted the Romans beyond measure to witness the swinish excesses of the Germans.Renaissance in Italy, Volume 1 (of 7)|John Addington Symonds
To have sung hymns with the swinish brutal guards lounging around would have conveyed an erroneous impression.Sixteen Months in Four German Prisons|Henry Charles Mahoney
They also grunt among themselves, without any external cause; but merely to express their swinish sympathy.
Swinish they were, ugly and loathsome, feeding fearfully on the bodies of unburied men.Tales of Troy and Greece|Andrew Lang
A broken complexion, a swinish look, ungenerous acts and the want of due knowledge,—all blab.Essays, First Series|Ralph Waldo Emerson