HyperDic: swinish

English > 2 senses of the word swinish:
ADJECTIVEallswinish, boorish, loutish, neanderthal, neandertal, oafishill-mannered and coarse and contemptible in behavior or appearance
allswinish, hoggish, piggish, piggy, porcineresembling swine
English > swinish: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningill-mannered and coarse and contemptible in behavior or appearance.
Example "aristocratic contempt for the swinish multitude"
Synonymsboorish, loutish, neanderthal, neandertal, oafish
Broaderunrefined(used of persons and their behavior) not refined
Spanishbasto, bestial, brutal, bruto, grosero, rudo, soez, tosco, zafio
Catalanbast, groller, grosser, rude, tosc
English > swinish: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaningresembling swine; coarsely gluttonous or greedy.
Example "swinish slavering over food"
Synonymshoggish, piggish, piggy, porcine
BroadergluttonousGiven to excess in consumption of especially food or drink
Spanishcerdo, cochino, marrano
Catalanmarrà, porc

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