[bab-uh-lon-ish, -loh-nish, bab-uh-loh-nish, bab-uh-luh-nish]

Origin of Babylonish

First recorded in 1525–35; Babylon(ia) + -ish1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Historical Examples of babylonish

  • But then he went on to say that it was no longer applicable to the Babylonish captivity.

    Earl Hubert's Daughter

    Emily Sarah Holt

  • My writing is to me a precious thing—and a rare bird—and a Babylonish jade.

    I, Mary MacLane

    Mary MacLane

  • A phrase, "Babylonish women," crept into his mind from some old yellow page.

    The Happy End

    Joseph Hergesheimer

  • All the Jews understood it as relating to the Babylonish captivity.

    Ecce Homo!

    Paul Henry Thiry Baron d' Holbach

  • The cylinder is of Babylonish workmanship and great antiquity.