Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

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

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

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

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

Etymologies

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From swine +‎ -ish.

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