Definitions for -ish
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word -ish
Typical or similar to.
Her face had a girlish charm.
Her face had a greenish tinge.
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.
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
a verb ending, originally appearing in certain verbs of French origin; as, abolish, cherish, finish, furnish, garnish, impoverish
The numerical value of -ish in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of -ish in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
He came across as a sullen, scary and Terminator-ish type.
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.
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.
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.
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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