Definitions

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

  • noun The quality of being wolfish.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

wolfish +‎ -ness

Examples

  • What if what Kate had been shown was meticulously choreographed to demonstrate the precise reverse: innocence concealed behind a gesture of middle-aged wolfishness?

    The Beekeeper's Apprentice

  • Pony Tail: Please, he's in the next room sleeping off a bout he had with his wolfishness last night; he ate a whole ham by himself, the pig.

    From The Daily Growler City Room

  • There was a wolfishness about this warrior that marked the barbarian.

    The Coming of Conan The Cimmerian

  • There was a wolfishness about this warrior that marked the barbarian.

    The Coming Of Conan The Cimmerian

  • Or anyone who valued my wolfishness rather than my princeness.

    Zombie Lover

  • Or anyone who valued my wolfishness rather than my princeness.

    Zombie Lover

  • There was a wolfishness about this warrior that marked the barbarian.

    The Conan Chronicles

  • There was a wolfishness about this warrior that marked the barbarian.

    Black Colossus

  • There was a wolfishness about this warrior that marked the barbarian.

    Conan the Freebooter

  • But the evil-doers also have their punishment: first they pay in that very wolfishness, in the disaster to their human quality: and next there is laid up for them the due of their Kind: living ill here, they will not get off by death; on every precedent through all the line there waits its sequent, reasonable and natural — worse to the bad, better to the good.

    The Six Enneads.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.