Definitions

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  • adj. Resembling an animal

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Like an animal.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of, pertaining to, or like an animal, especially an irrational animal; brutish.

Etymologies

animal +‎ -ish (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • I don't think the audience could have related with that and it would not have fit into the series as a whole because Logan rarely acts animalish in the first three movies.

    Hugh Jackman is Officially Developing Wolverine 2 | /Film

  • Tremendous, roomy, toothy, ugly, ogrish mouths blasted out the huge low notes, while smaller, animalish mouths issued the middle-sized central notes, and tiny, pursed, ladylike mouths shrilled forth the small highest notes.

    Dragon on a Pedestal

  • I think maybe I can make them see the difference between us, me so nice and respectable you know, and them so -- animalish!

    Prudence Says So

  • Their head and brain case was so small as to be almost animalish.

    Invaders from the Infinite

  • Casey Anthony was photographed on the following evenings all smiles all party animalish.

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  • I mean, for a long time now i've wanted something a little more animalish in wow.

    WoW.com

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