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commish

[ kuh-mish ]
/ kəˈmɪʃ /
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noun Informal.
commissioner: I have an interview with the police commish at noon.
commission (def. 21): Sorry, that phone is out of commish.
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QUIZ YOURSELF ON "IS" VS. "ARE"
"Is" it time for a new quiz? "Are" you ready? Then prove your excellent skills on using "is" vs. "are."
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IS and ARE are both forms of which verb?

Origin of commish

By shortening; def. 2 was first recorded in 1855–60; def. 1, in 1870–75.
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