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synonyms for swinish

  • barbaric
  • churlish
  • coarse
  • impolite
  • rude
  • tasteless
  • uncivilized
  • vulgar
  • bad-mannered
  • bearish
  • cantankerous
  • cloddish
  • clodhopping
  • clownish
  • clumsy
  • countrified
  • gross
  • gruff
  • ill-bred
  • ill-mannered
  • inurbane
  • loud
  • loutish
  • lowbred
  • oafish
  • ornery
  • out of line
  • out-of-order
  • provincial
  • rough
  • rustic
  • ugly
  • uncouth
  • uncultured
  • uneducated
  • ungracious
  • unpoised
  • unpolished
  • unrefined
See also synonyms for: swinishness
  • animal
  • beastly
  • bestial
  • bodily
  • carnal
  • feral
  • ferine
  • fleshly
  • instinctive
  • mindless
  • physical
  • senseless
  • unthinking

antonyms for swinish

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  • delicate
  • gentle
  • kind
  • mannerly
  • nice
  • pleasant
  • polished
  • polite
  • refined
  • smooth
  • sophisticated
  • charming
  • cultured
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      How to use swinish in a sentence

      But the three men were far too deeply sunk in their swinish sleep for any voice to wake them.
      THE DEALINGS OF CAPTAIN SHARKEYA. CONAN DOYLE
      Porcine, por′sīn, adj. pertaining to or resembling swine: swinish.
      CHAMBERS'S TWENTIETH CENTURY DICTIONARY (PART 3 OF 4: N-R)VARIOUS
      When you see a man who reminds you of a hog, be assured he has swinish habits.
      THE FUNNY SIDE OF PHYSICA. D. CRABTRE
      His furious little swinish eyes blinking through the blood which dripped over them, he hurled himself straight onward.
      IN THE MORNING OF TIMECHARLES G. D. ROBERTS
      They also grunt among themselves, without any external cause; but merely to express their swinish sympathy.
      THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOLUME 17, NO. 103, MAY, 1866VARIOUS
      A broken complexion, a swinish look, ungenerous acts and the want of due knowledge,—all blab.
      ESSAYS, FIRST SERIESRALPH WALDO EMERSON
      He imitates a pig in all its swinish habits of grunting, squealing, and being unclean.
      THE CAMP-LIFE OF THE THIRD REGIMENTROBERT T. KERLIN
      Hate smoldered in the swinish eyes as, in the seclusion of the office, he glowered and planned and rumbled his throaty threats.
      THE PROMISEJAMES B. HENDRYX
      But banish swinish drunkards out of thine house, which is a vice impairing health, consuming much and makes no show.
      NINETEEN CENTURIES OF DRINK IN ENGLANDRICHARD VALPY FRENCH
      In spite of the miserable food and swinish forecastle, the fresh crew worked well and peaceably.
      THE LOG OF A SEA-WAIFFRANK T. BULLEN
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      WORDS RELATED TO SWINISH

      • abominable
      • animal
      • barbarous
      • base
      • bestial
      • boorish
      • brutal
      • brute
      • brutish
      • carnal
      • coarse
      • cruel
      • degraded
      • depraved
      • disgusting
      • feral
      • ferine
      • foul
      • gluttonous
      • gross
      • inhuman
      • irrational
      • loathsome
      • low
      • monstrous
      • obscene
      • piggish
      • prurient
      • repulsive
      • sadistic
      • swinish
      • unclean
      • vile
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