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swinish adj
1 ill-mannered and coarse and contemptible in behavior or appearance; "was boorish and insensitive"; "the loutish manners of a bully"; "her stupid oafish husband"; "aristocratic contempt for the swinish multitude" [syn: boorish, loutish, neanderthal, neandertal, oafish]
2 resembling swine; coarsely gluttonous or greedy; "piggish table manners"; "the piggy fat-cheeked little boy and his porcine pot-bellied father"; "swinish slavering over food" [syn: hoggish, piggish, piggy, porcine]

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swinish
  1. Like a pig, resembling a swine.

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