oikish

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

oik +‎ -ish

AdjectiveEdit

oikish (comparative more oikish, superlative most oikish)

  1. Like an oik; yobbish.
    • 2006, John Mullan, How novels work
      His business partners are Terry Linex and Keith Carburton: matey yet threatening; oikish yet upwardly mobile.
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