Definitions for currish
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word currish.
base and cowardly
resembling a cur; snarling and rude
Pertaining to a cur or mongrel.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Having the qualities of a degenerate dog; brutal; sour; quarrelsome; malignant; churlish; uncivil; untractable; impracticable.
Etymology: from cur.
Sweet speaking oft a currish heart reclaims. Philip Sidney, b. ii.
No care of justice, nor no rule of reason,
No temperance, nor no regard of season,
Did thenceforth ever enter in his mind,
But cruelty, the sign of currish kind. Hubberd’s Tale.
In fashions wayward, and in love unkind;
For Cupid deigns not wound a currish mind. Edward Fairfax, b. iv.
I would she were in heaven, so she could
Entreat some pow’r to change this currish Jew. William Shakespeare.
She says your dog was a cur; and tells you, currish thanks is good enough for such a present. William Shakespeare, Two Gent. of Verona.
Currish means ill-tempered, mean-spirited, or bad-tempered, often used to depict someone as having characteristics common with an undesirable or contemptible dog.
having the qualities, or exhibiting the characteristics, of a cur; snarling; quarrelsome; snappish; churlish; hence, also malicious; malignant; brutal
Etymology: [From Cur.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
Currishly, &c. See Cur.
The numerical value of currish in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of currish in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
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