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  1. somewhat flat.
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Origin of flattish

First recorded in 1605–15; flat1 + -ish1
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Examples from the Web for flattish

Historical Examples of flattish

  • A broad and flattish inflorescence, the central flowers of which bloom first.

    Michigan Trees

    Charles Herbert Otis

  • Petals 5, united below into a bell-shaped or flattish corolla.

  • The stone was round, flattish, with rather an uneven surface.

    From the Caves and Jungles of Hindostan

    Helena Pretrovna Blavatsky

  • The seed pods are small, flattish oval in shape and contain but one seed.

  • Since fluorides are weak mechanically, the terrain is flattish.

    Uller Uprising

    Henry Beam Piper, John D. Clark and John F. Carr

British Dictionary definitions for flattish


  1. somewhat flat
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