Definition of Swinish in English :

Define Swinish in English

Swinish meaning in English

Meaning of Swinish in English

Pronunciation of Swinish in English

Swinish pronunciation in English

Pronounce Swinish in English


see synonyms of swinish


1. boorish, loutish, neandertal, neanderthal, oafish, swinish

ill-mannered and coarse and contemptible in behavior or appearance

Example Sentences:
'was boorish and insensitive'
'the loutish manners of a bully'
'her stupid oafish husband'
'aristocratic contempt for the swinish multitude'

2. hoggish, piggish, piggy, porcine, swinish

resembling swine; coarsely gluttonous or greedy

Example Sentences:
'piggish table manners'
'the piggy fat-cheeked little boy and his porcine pot-bellied father'
'swinish slavering over food'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of swinish
of, like, fit for, or characteristic of swine; beastly, piggish, coarse, etc.

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


see synonyms of swinish
1. Resembling or befitting swine.
2. Bestial or brutish.

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