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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Resembling a wild hog; cruel or lecherous.

Usage examples (7)
  • The boarish creature ran right into the swarm of bees.
  • He just shook his boarish head and downed an entire pint of mead in one gulp, never breaking his glare from the walls.
  • The fences that had kept people penned in remained intact, the cross-shaped corridors that separated the audience into quadrants had not been breached, and the boarish...
  • Calling them "swine" adds that boorish (boarish?) touch that makes the disease sound deadly. for more
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