wolfish

[ wool-fish ]
/ ˈwʊl fɪʃ /

adjective

resembling a wolf, as in form or characteristics.
characteristic of or befitting a wolf; fiercely rapacious.

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Origin of wolfish

First recorded in 1560–70; wolf + -ish1

OTHER WORDS FROM wolfish

wolf·ish·ly, adverbwolf·ish·ness, noun
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