Definitions

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  • adv. In a swinish manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a swinish manner.

Etymologies

swinish +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Didn't he treat Elaine rather swinishly at that strip club? he humiliated her, made her cry, on top of his utterly boring predicament of what he should do with his life.

    "They become their parents"

  • We really do have to indulge the colorful creative folks in their preferred oddities or whatever it takes to get the pearls, and we must not swinishly mark up their copy as if sitting on a higher throne of creativity.

    Does Good Creative Really Matter? Yes, "More Than Anything Else" - Bill Harvey - MediaBizBloggers

  • En route, in 1542, one diarist wrote of California, "The country appears to be very fine," but its inhabitants "live very swinishly."

    'A Voyage Long and Strange'

  • Cool Hunting features a range of swinishly cool products, everything from bacon of the month to a cute little piglet tv.

    Shopping In The Year of the Pig

  • Besides, to be swinishly blunt, we have too many people.

    Two in Time

  • Though, as the slugs were actually found _in_ the lungs, the hope they "dressed themselves in" was as "drunk," as swinishly stupid, as their design was unmanly, inhuman, and devilish -- to wink at this horror! to huddle up this murder, and hurry into the earth a murdered woman, as if she had lived out her term!

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine - Volume 54, No. 338, December 1843

  • His English and his front teeth were equally badly broken, and his taste in jokes was almost as swinishly gross as his appearance.

    The Message

  • Dante and say within himself, "I will be a Dante," but all the world knows that in a few hours he will be gourmandizing as swinishly as before.

    The Heart-Cry of Jesus

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