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squarish

[skwair-ish]
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adjective
  1. approximately square.

Origin of squarish

First recorded in 1735–45; square + -ish1
Related formssquar·ish·ly, adverbsquar·ish·ness, noun
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Examples from the Web for squarish

Historical Examples

  • There was the "squarish jaw" mentioned by her father to think of.

    The Short Works of George Meredith

    George Meredith

  • Some children draw a squarish outline for head, but these are children at school.

    Children's Ways

    James Sully

  • The blade's squarish, not flat as in the cases of most daggers.

  • Four of the squarish cloths are formed of two separately woven breadths of material.

  • Renwick's glance had been but a momentary one, but in it he had marked a huge figure, in a squarish hat and ill-fitting clothes.

    The Secret Witness

    George Gibbs


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