What does moorish mean?

Definitions for moorishˈmʊər ɪʃ

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word moorish.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Moorish, Moorish architecture(adj)

    a style of architecture common in Spain from the 13th to 16th centuries; characterized by horseshoe-shaped arches

  2. Moorish, Moresque(adj)

    relating to or characteristic of the Moors

    "Moorish courtyard"


  1. Moorish(Adjective)

    of or pertaining to the Moors or their culture

  2. Moorish(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to a style of Spanish architecture from the time of the Moors, characterized by the horseshoe arch and ornate, geometric decoration

  3. moorish(Adjective)

    Boggy, marshy; like a moor.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Moorish(adj)

    having the characteristics of a moor or heath

  2. Moorish(adj)

    of or pertaining to Morocco or the Moors; in the style of the Moors

  3. Origin: [See 1st Moor, and cf. Morris, Moresque.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of moorish in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of moorish in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. San Francisco-based designer:

    The bright colors and patterns reflect traditions of Moorish culture in Andaluca.

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