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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [wawrm]
    • /wɔrm/
    • /ˈwɔː.mɪʃ/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [wawrm]
    • /wɔrm/

Definitions of warmish word

  • adjective warmish having or giving out a moderate degree of heat, as perceived by the senses: a warm bath. 1
  • adjective warmish of or at a moderately high temperature; characterized by comparatively high temperature: a warm oven; a warm climate; a warm summer. 1
  • adjective warmish having a sensation of bodily heat: to be warm from fast walking. 1
  • adjective warmish conserving or maintaining warmth or heat: warm clothes. 1
  • adjective warmish (of colors) suggestive of warmth; inclining toward red or orange rather than toward green or blue. 1
  • adjective warmish characterized by or showing lively feelings, passions, emotions, sympathies, etc.: a warm heart; warm interest. 1

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Origin of warmish

First appearance:

before 900
One of the 4% oldest English words
before 900; (adj.) Middle English werm, warm, Old English wearm; cognate with German warm, Old Norse varmr; (v.) Middle English warmen, wermen, Old English werman, wirman (transitive), wearmian (intransitive), both akin to the adj.; (noun) derivative of the v.

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Parts of speech for Warmish


warmish popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 99% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
According to our data most of word are more popular. This word is almost not used. It has a much more popular synonym.

warmish usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for warmish

adjective warmish

  • tepid — moderately warm; lukewarm: tepid water.
  • warm — having or giving out a moderate degree of heat, as perceived by the senses: a warm bath.
  • lukewarm — moderately warm; tepid.
  • dull — not sharp; blunt: a dull knife.
  • halfhearted — having or showing little enthusiasm: a halfhearted attempt to work.

Antonyms for warmish

adjective warmish

  • cold — Something that is cold has a very low temperature or a lower temperature than is normal or acceptable.
  • chilly — Something that is chilly is unpleasantly cold.
  • cool — Something that is cool has a temperature which is low but not very low.
  • cooled — At a lower temperature.
  • enthusiastic — Having or showing intense and eager enjoyment, interest, or approval.

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