HyperDic: wolfish

English > 2 senses of the word wolfish:
ADJECTIVEpertwolfish, wolflikeresembling or characteristic (or considered characteristic) of a wolf
allwolfish, edacious, esurient, rapacious, ravening, ravenous, voraciousdevouring or craving food in great quantities
English > wolfish: 2 senses > adjective 1, pert
Meaningresembling or characteristic (or considered characteristic) of a wolf.
Example "wolfish rapacity"
Synonymwolflike
Nounswolfany of various predatory carnivorous canine mammals of North America and Eurasia that usually hunt in packs
Adverbswolfishlyin the manner of a wolf
English > wolfish: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaningdevouring or craving food in great quantities.
Synonymsedacious, esurient, rapacious, ravening, ravenous, voracious
BroadergluttonousGiven to excess in consumption of especially food or drink
Spanishsanguinario, voraz
Catalanafamat, voraç

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