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Definition of "liverish" [liverish]

  • Resembling liver, especially in color. (adjective)
  • Having a liver disorder; bilious. (adjective)
  • Having a disagreeable disposition; irritable. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "liverish" in a sentence
  • "For those who feel "liverish" from time to time, the ruby is helpful as it is supposed to purify and refine the blood."
  • "This remedy tends to suit those animals of a 'liverish' temperament that may drink large quantities of cold water at one time as well as those who need digestive support in hot weather."
  • "The Instapundit blog also mocked the choice of photo for the cover, saying, "He looks terrible, and surprisingly like Jimmy Carter, even down to the downturned liverish lips and incipient jowls.""