Definitions for -ish

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Wiktionary

  1. -ish(Suffix)

    Typical or similar to.

    Her face had a girlish charm.

  2. -ish(Suffix)

    Somewhat.

    Her face had a greenish tinge.

  3. Origin: From -ish, -isch, from -isc, from -iskaz, from -iskos. Cognate with -s, German -isch, Norwegian and Danish -isk, and Ancient Greek diminutive suffix -ισκος.

Webster Dictionary

  1. -ish

    a suffix used to from adjectives from nouns and from adjectives. It denotes relation, resemblance, similarity, and sometimes has a diminutive force; as, selfish, boyish, brutish; whitish, somewhat white

  2. -ish

    a verb ending, originally appearing in certain verbs of French origin; as, abolish, cherish, finish, furnish, garnish, impoverish

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of -ish in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of -ish in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Lotte Akiko Nielsen:

    He came across as a sullen, scary and Terminator-ish type.

  2. Rob Meyerson:

    We think we’ll start flying passengers in 2017, these will be test engineers. Then we’ll sell tickets. I imagine Jeff and I will fly in the 2018-ish time frame.

  3. Greg Fuzesi:

    The medium-term inflation forecast remains low-ish, which creates the risk of an unanchoring of inflation expectations, ending quantitative easing in March would also cause an unwanted tightening in financial conditions.

  4. Jason Schratwieser:

    I think people want to believe stuff like that. I think that it's exciting to think that there are these strange things throughout the world, but again, for a confined body of water like that, I would be surprised if there was anything monster-ish in there.

  5. Ben Hodges:

    By the end of ... 2015, we will have gotten all the equipment for a heavy brigade, that means three battalions plus a reconnaissance squadron, the artillery headquarters, engineers, and it will stay in Europe, you are talking about 150-ish, maybe 160 M1 tanks, M2 Bradley fighting vehicles, 24 self-propelled howitzers.


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