What does the word bovine mean?

    Part of speech: adjective

  • Ox- like; slow; stupid.

Usage examples for bovine

  1. The brave and sonorous language with which our commander set forth his plan of assault captured our imaginations, and we all longed for the moment when the word of command should permit us to swarm up the sides and over the rail of the old bovine. – The Busted Ex-Texan and Other Stories by W. H. H. Murray
  2. Mr. Gashwiler instantly forgot his theme,- began to ply the lady with a certain bovine- like gallantry, which it is to be said to her credit she parried with a playful, terrier- like dexterity, when the servant suddenly announced, " Mr. Wiles." – The Story of a Mine by Bret Harte
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