Rammish
Rammish Ram"mish (r[a^]m"m[i^]sh), a. Like a ram; hence, rank; lascivious. ``Their savor is so rammish.'' --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

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  • rammish — [ram′ish] adj. of or like a ram, or male sheep; specif., a) having a rank smell b) lustful …   English World dictionary

  • rammish — rammishness, n. /ram ish/, adj. 1. resembling a ram. 2. having a disagreeable taste or smell; rank. [1350 1400; ME; see RAM1, ISH1] * * * …   Universalium

  • rammish — North Country (Newcastle) Words foetid, rank...: a ram smell , a ram taste …   English dialects glossary

  • rammish — adj. resembling a ram; rank; giving off a foul odor; having unpleasant taste …   English contemporary dictionary

  • rammish — ram·mish …   English syllables

  • rammish — ram•mish [[t]ˈræm ɪʃ[/t]] adj. 1) resembling a ram 2) having a disagreeable taste or smell; rank • Etymology: 1350–1400 ram′mish•ness, n …   From formal English to slang

  • rammish — ˈramish adjective Etymology: Middle English rammissh, from ram (I) + issh, ish ish 1. : resembling a ram 2. chiefly dialect : rank in smell or taste …   Useful english dictionary

  • Rammishness — Ram mish*ness, n. The quality of being rammish. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Rammy — Ram my (r[a^]m m[y^]), a. Like a ram; rammish. Burton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • discommend — verb /dɪskəˈmɛnd/ a) To show disapproval of something, find fault with. Savonarola discommends goats flesh, and so doth Bruerinus [...], calling it a filthy beast, and rammish [...]. b) To speak dissuasively of, to advise against. Ant: commend,… …   Wiktionary

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