- like or befitting swine; hoggish.
- brutishly coarse, gross, or sensual.
Origin of swinish
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Examples from the Web for swinish
The swinish Jews, however, show the impurity of their minds everywhere.Commentary on Genesis, Vol. II
When you see a man who reminds you of a hog, be assured he has swinish habits.The Funny Side of Physic
A. D. Crabtre
He's as obstinate as a pig, but that's the only swinish thing about him.The Helpers
Fill your swinish skins with liquor, and trouble me no more this day.The Pirate Woman
Aylward Edward Dingle
We are all now under what Burke called "the hoofs of the swinish multitude."Man And Superman
George Bernard Shaw
Word Origin and History for swinish
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