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Definition 1: resembling swine; coarsely gluttonous or greedy - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where swinish or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for swinish in the sense of this definition

(swinish is similar to ...) given to excess in consumption of especially food or drink

"over-fed women and their gluttonous husbands" "a gluttonous debauch" "a gluttonous appetite for food and praise and pleasure"

Definition 2: ill-mannered and coarse and contemptible in behavior or appearance - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where swinish or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • was boorish and insensitive
  • the loutish manners of a bully
  • her stupid oafish husband
  • aristocratic contempt for the swinish multitude

Synonyms for swinish in the sense of this definition

(swinish is similar to ...) (used of persons and their behavior) not refined; uncouth

"how can a refined girl be drawn to such an unrefined man?"

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