Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Resembling or befitting swine.
  • adj. Bestial or brutish.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Like a pig, resembling a swine; gluttonous, coarse, debased.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to swine; befitting swine; like swine; hoggish; gross; beasty.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Befitting swine; like swine; gross; hoggish; brutal; beastly: as, a swinish drunkard or sot.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. resembling swine; coarsely gluttonous or greedy
  • adj. ill-mannered and coarse and contemptible in behavior or appearance

Etymologies

From swine +‎ -ish. (Wiktionary)

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