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[skwair-ish] /ˈskwɛər ɪʃ/
approximately square.
Origin of squarish
First recorded in 1735-45; square + -ish1
Related forms
squarishly, adverb
squarishness, noun Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • There was the "squarish jaw" mentioned by her father to think of.

  • 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.

    Chincha Plain-weave cloths Lila M. O'Neale
  • 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
  • Its windows were shuttered now and it loomed only as a squarish block of denser shadow against the formless background of night.

    The Roof Tree Charles Neville Buck
  • Its leathery, dark green leaves are divided by curving sinuses into squarish lobes, each ending in one or more bristly tips.

    Trees Worth Knowing Julia Ellen Rogers
  • The lobes and sinuses are large and squarish, the blades four or five inches long.

    Trees Worth Knowing Julia Ellen Rogers
  • His brown hair grew in a squarish line across his forehead, and waved softly at the temples.

    The Wishing Moon

    Louise Elizabeth Dutton
  • Then Rick spotted a squarish shape under the ruin of the bunk and motioned to Scotty.

    The Wailing Octopus Harold Leland Goodwin

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