Definition of Liverish

1. Adjective. Suffering from or suggesting a liver disorder or gastric distress.

Exact synonyms: Bilious, Livery
Similar to: Ill, Sick
Derivative terms: Biliousness, Liver

2. Adjective. Irritable as if suffering from indigestion.
Exact synonyms: Atrabilious, Bilious, Dyspeptic
Similar to: Ill-natured
Derivative terms: Biliousness

Definition of Liverish

1. Adjective. Not feeling well due to an upset digestive system; queasy. ¹

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Definition of Liverish

1. having a liver disorder [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Liverish

liver pudding
liver regeneration
liver rot
liver sausage
liver scan
liver spot
liver spots
liver starch
liver transplantation
liverish (current term)

Literary usage of Liverish

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1. The Corner of Harley Street: Being Some Familiar Correspondence of Peter by Henry Howarth Bashford (1913)
"But are you going to allow "liverish" to satisfy yourself? "Of course not," you reply; and yet, believe me, my son, it will be a very real temptation. ..."

2. Theatre Arts by Society of Arts and Crafts, Detroit (1921)
"... seems a trifle attenuated in his rowdyism, less liverish in his unc- tiousness than caustic with a quaint facetiousness of disposition. ..."

3. The Best Short Stories of ... and the Yearbook of the American Short Story edited by Edward Joseph Harrington O'Brien (1922)
"But when they ripened, they grew fat and juicy, the size of a grape, and of a liverish color. I thought that one of them had fallen on my left forearm and ..."

4. The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew (1850)
"... here too grow his sweet-corn, his beets, turnips, tomatoes, red and yellow, portly, liverish-looking egg-plants, and the whole family of vegetables, ..."

5. American Druggist (1893)
"... those of the second group among young women and men of the burly or "liverish " type, while the third class seems to be no respecter of persons. ..."

6. The Metropolitan (1846)
"The liverish and dyspeptic—those, too, who worship cool breezes and a fine fresh climate—have little to gladden them in this locality; and the reading man ..."

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