rather or fairly big.

Origin of biggish

First recorded in 1620–30; big1 + -ish1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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  • He's a biggish man, as it is, and to look at him at first you'd fancy that he was bigger than he is.

    Young Mr. Barter's Repentance

    David Christie Murray

  • I had told him I thought you were all of you biggish Men, except the Boy.

  • Dick was now becoming a biggish boy, and he hoped soon to be made a putter.

    Taking Tales

    W.H.G. Kingston

  • The girl in white, with the biggish nose, fluttered round him.

    Aaron's Rod

    D. H. Lawrence

  • You can put a biggish slice of your weight on me; when I am tired I will let you know.

    Redskin and Cow-Boy

    G. A. (George Alfred) Henty