froggish

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Etymology[edit]

frog +‎ -ish.

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  • Hyphenation: frog‧gish

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froggish (comparative more froggish, superlative most froggish)

  1. Resembling or characteristic of a frog.
    • 2008 February 1, “Pop and rock listings”, in The New York Times[1]:
      The fairy queen of the freak-folk movement, Ms. Newsom uses a harp and her froggish little voice to spin elaborate, beguiling fantasies.
  2. Inclined to fight.
    • 2002, Eminem, "When the Music Stops":
      Fuck with me now, bitch; let's see you freestyle!
      Talk is cheap, motherfucker, if you really feelin' froggish, leap.
  3. Aggressive.
    • 1954, Ike Turner with Brother Bell, "If You Feel Froggish":
      Well if you feel froggish
      And you wanna hop my gal
      Please don't be no fool
      'Cause I took you for my pal.

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