swinish

[swahy-nish]
adjective
1.
like or befitting swine; hoggish.
2.
brutishly coarse, gross, or sensual.

Origin:
1150–1200; Middle English; see swine, -ish1

swinishly, adverb
swinishness, noun
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swine (swaɪn)
 
n , swines, swine
1.  a coarse or contemptible person
2.  another name for a pig
 
[Old English swīn; related to Old Norse svīn, Gothic swein, Latin suīnus relating to swine]
 
'swinelike
 
adj
 
'swinish
 
adj
 
'swinishly
 
adv
 
'swinishness
 
n

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Piper is the swinish bully in every late-night barroom, oinking epithets and sucker- punching anyone smaller than he.
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