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swinish

[ swahy-nish ]
/ ˈswaɪ nɪʃ /
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adjective
like or befitting swine; hoggish.
brutishly coarse, gross, or sensual.
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Origin of swinish

Middle English word dating back to 1150–1200; see origin at swine, -ish1

OTHER WORDS FROM swinish

swin·ish·ly, adverbswin·ish·ness, noun
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