Wolvish

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Wolvish Wolfish.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • wolvish An obsolete form of wolfish.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adjs Wolvish like a wolf either in form or quality: rapacious
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. wulf; Ger. wolf; L. lupus; Gr. lykos.

Usage

In literature:

There was a report of two grey wolvish dogs.
"The White Peacock" by D. H. (David Herbert) Lawrence
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