Definitions

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  • adj. Of, pertaining to, or sharing similarities with an orc.

Etymologies

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Popularized by J. R. R. Tolkien in The Lord of the Rings.

Examples

  • Having already annihilated the orkish menace, I turned on Chaos.

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  • Loquasto (Steve Speirs, Inkheart and Eragon) is a vaguely orkish (or oafish), well-meaning dolt who has a mysterious talent for shooting Krod with crossbow bolts.

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