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Snarling and bad-tempered.

cur′rish·ly adv.
cur′rish·ness adv.


of or like a cur; rude or bad-tempered
ˈcurrishly adv
ˈcurrishness n


(ˈkɜr ɪʃ)

1. of or resembling a cur; snarling.
2. contemptible; base.
cur′rish•ly, adv.
cur′rish•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.currish - base and cowardly
ignoble - completely lacking nobility in character or quality or purpose; "something cowardly and ignoble in his attitude"; "I think it a less evil that some criminals should escape than that the government should play an ignoble part"- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
2.currish - resembling a cur; snarling and rude
ill-natured - having an irritable and unpleasant disposition


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