liverish


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liv·er·ish

 (lĭv′ər-ĭsh)
adj.
1. Resembling liver, especially in color.
2. Having a liver disorder; bilious.
3. Having a disagreeable disposition; irritable.

liv′er·ish·ness n.

liverish

(ˈlɪvərɪʃ)
adj
1. (Pathology) informal having a disorder of the liver
2. disagreeable; peevish
ˈliverishness n

liv•er•ish

(ˈlɪv ər ɪʃ)

adj.
1. resembling liver, esp. in color.
2. having a liver disorder; bilious.
3. disagreeable; crabbed; melancholy: a liverish disposition.
[1730–40]
liv′er•ish•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.liverish - suffering from or suggesting a liver disorder or gastric distressliverish - suffering from or suggesting a liver disorder or gastric distress
ill, sick - affected by an impairment of normal physical or mental function; "ill from the monotony of his suffering"
2.liverish - irritable as if suffering from indigestionliverish - irritable as if suffering from indigestion
ill-natured - having an irritable and unpleasant disposition
Translations

liverish

[ˈlɪvərɪʃ] ADJ to be or feel liverishsentirse mal del hígado

liverish

[ˈlɪvərɪʃ] adj
(= unwell) → qui a mal au foie
to feel liverish → avoir mal au foie
(fig) (= bad-tempered) → grincheux/euse

liverish

adj
to be liverishetwas mit der Leber haben; I felt a bit liverish after the partymir ging es nach der Party ziemlich mies (inf)
(= bad-tempered)mürrisch

liverish

[ˈlɪvərɪʃ] adj to be liverish or feel liverishsentirsi il fegato ingrossato, avere mal di fegato (fig) → scontroso/a
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