brutishly
adverb see brutish

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Brutishly — Brutish Bru tish, a. Pertaining to, or resembling, a brute or brutes; of a cruel, gross, and stupid nature; coarse; unfeeling; unintelligent. [1913 Webster] O, let all provocation Take every brutish shape it can devise. Leigh Hunt. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • brutishly — See brutish. * * * …   Universalium

  • brutishly — adverb In a brutish manner …   Wiktionary

  • brutishly — adv. cruelly; in an uncouth manner, vulgarly, savagely …   English contemporary dictionary

  • brutishly — brut·ish·ly …   English syllables

  • brutishly — adverb in an inhumane manner she treated her husband bestially • Syn: ↑bestially, ↑in a beastly manner • Derived from adjective: ↑brutish, ↑bestial (for: ↑bestially) …   Useful english dictionary

  • brutish — brutishly, adv. brutishness, n. /brooh tish/, adj. 1. brutal; cruel. 2. gross; coarse. 3. carnal; sensual. 4. uncivilized. 5. bestial; like an animal. [1485 95; BRUTE1 + ISH1] * * * …   Universalium

  • bestially — adverb in an inhumane manner she treated her husband bestially • Syn: ↑brutishly, ↑in a beastly manner • Derived from adjective: ↑brutish (for: ↑brutishly), ↑bestial …   Useful english dictionary

  • in a beastly manner — adverb in an inhumane manner she treated her husband bestially • Syn: ↑bestially, ↑brutishly • Derived from adjective: ↑brutish (for: ↑brutishly), ↑bestial …   Useful english dictionary

  • brutish — adjective Date: 1534 1. resembling, befitting, or typical of a brute or beast < lived a short and brutish life as a slave > 2. a. strongly and grossly sensual < brutish gluttony > b …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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