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.
The thing that stuck out was that this was an old RV with black curtains which wasn't very family-ish.
One of the things that we could do that’s kind of (at) least policy-ish is we could encourage our culture and our norms to change, right?
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.
Translations for -ish
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
Get even more translations for -ish »
Find a translation for the -ish definition in other languages:
Select another language: