Wolfish Wolf"ish, a. Like a wolf; having the qualities or form of a wolf; as, a wolfish visage; wolfish designs. [1913 Webster] -- {Wolf"ish*ly}, adv. -- {Wolf"ish*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

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  • wolfishness — wolf·ish·ness …   English syllables

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  • wolfish — adjective Date: 15th century 1. a. suggestive of a wolf < wolfish mongrel dogs Hoffman Birney > < a wolfish and withdrawn youth Marshall Frady > b. befitting or characteristic of a wolf < a wolfish appetite > 2. of or relating to wolves •… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • wolfish — wolfishly, adv. wolfishness, n. /wool fish/, adj. 1. resembling a wolf, as in form or characteristics. 2. characteristic of or befitting a wolf; fiercely rapacious. [1560 70; WOLF + ISH1] * * * …   Universalium

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