boarish
adjective see boar

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Boarish — Boar ish, a. Swinish; brutal; cruel. [1913 Webster] In his anointed flesh stick boarish fangs. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • boarish — [bôrish] adj. like a boar; swinish, fierce, etc …   English World dictionary

  • boarish — boarishly, adv. boarishness, n. /bawr ish, bohr /, adj. of or like a boar; swinish. [1540 50; BOAR + ISH1] * * * …   Universalium

  • boarish — boar·ish …   English syllables

  • boarish — /ˈbɔrɪʃ/ (say bawrish) adjective swinish; sensual; cruel …   Australian English dictionary

  • boarish — ˈbō(ə)rish, ȯ(ə)r , rēsh adjective : of or relating to a boar : resembling a boar : cruel, lecherous …   Useful english dictionary

  • boar — noun Etymology: Middle English bor, from Old English bār; akin to Old High German & Old Saxon bēr boar Date: before 12th century 1. a. an uncastrated male swine b. the male of any of several mammals (as a guinea pig or raccoon) …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • beastly — adj 1. theroid, bestial, beastlike, animalic, animalian, therimorphic. 2. primitive, wild, barbaric, barbarian, barbarous, heathen; savage, fierce, brutal, inhuman; rough, rugged, coarse, bearish, brutish, boorish, churlish, loutish, oafish;… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • bestial — adj 1. theroid, animalic, animalian, beastly, beastlike, therimorphic. 2. primitive, wild, barbaric, barbarian, barbarous, heathen; savage, fierce, brutal, inhuman; rough, rugged, coarse, bearish, brutish; boorish, churlish, loutish, oafish;… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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