Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • An obsolete form of wolfish.

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

  • adjective Wolfish.

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

  • adjective Alternative form of wolfish.

Etymologies

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Examples

  •   The heavy black snow is coming down harder now and the wolvish things are howling in the distance.

    Who Do You Say I Am

  • Eventually they are liberated by, as is usually the case with Blake, a "vision," one in which they see their daughter living in paradisiacal peace in the wild (where Blake's fearsome tyger lives); compelled by their vision, they remain in the wild themselves, which is in fact an island of innocence: "to this day they dwell/In a lonely dell/Nor fear the wolvish howl,/Nor the lions growl."

    Blake's Contraries Game

  • A Scylla, barking wolvish at the loins 'last verge,

    Poems and Fragments

  • A Scylla, barking wolvish at the loins 'last verge,

    Poems and Fragments

  • His demon eyes were pleading, and his voice was tender, even as it twisted in a wolvish growl, the voice of her beloved.

    My Demon's Kiss

  • Simon roared, human voice becoming wolvish howl as he transformed.

    My Demon's Kiss

  • His demon eyes were pleading, and his voice was tender, even as it twisted in a wolvish growl, the voice of her beloved.

    My Demon's Kiss

  • Simon had never seen himself in wolvish form, but he imagined this beast could have been his twin.

    My Demon's Kiss

  • Simon roared, human voice becoming wolvish howl as he transformed.

    My Demon's Kiss

  • Simon had never seen himself in wolvish form, but he imagined this beast could have been his twin.

    My Demon's Kiss

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