boorish vs swinish what difference

what is difference between boorish and swinish

English

Etymology

boor +‎ -ish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈbʊəɹɪʃ/

Adjective

boorish (comparative more boorish, superlative most boorish)

  1. Behaving as a boor; rough in manners.
    Synonyms: rude, uncultured

Derived terms

  • boorishly
  • boorishness

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English

Etymology

From swine +‎ -ish.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈswaɪnɪʃ/
  • Hyphenation: swin‧ish

Adjective

swinish (comparative more swinish, superlative most swinish)

  1. Like a pig, resembling a swine; gluttonous, coarse, debased.
    • 1946, Bertrand Russell, History of Western Philosophy, I.27:
      Epicurus, though his ethic seemed to others swinish and lacking in moral exultation, was very much in earnest.

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