ALL meanings of -ish

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  • suffix -ish (appended to many kinds of words) Typical or similar to. 0
  • suffix -ish (appended to adjectives) Somewhat. 0
  • suffix -ish (appended to numbers, especially times and ages) About, approximately. 0
  • suffix -ish (appended to roots denoting names of nations or regions) Of a nationality, place, language or similar association with something. 0
  • suffix -ish -ish is added to adjectives to form adjectives which indicate that someone or something has a quality to a small extent. For example, something that is largish is fairly large. 0
  • suffix -ish -ish is added to nouns and names to form adjectives which indicate that someone or something is like a particular kind of person or thing. For example, 'childish' means like a child, or typical of a child. 0
  • suffix -ish -ish is added to words referring to times, dates, or ages to form words which indicate that the time or age mentioned is approximate. 0
  • suffix forming adjectives -ish of or belonging to a nationality or group 0
  • suffix forming adjectives -ish having the manner or qualities of; resembling 0
  • suffix forming adjectives -ish somewhat; approximately 0
  • suffix forming adjectives -ish concerned or preoccupied with 0
  • noun -ish of or belonging to (a specified nation or people) 0
  • noun -ish like or characteristic of 0
  • noun -ish tending to be or verging on being (a specified person or thing) 0
  • noun -ish somewhat, rather 0
  • noun -ish approximately, about 0
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