[goo d-ish]


rather good; fairly good.

Origin of goodish

First recorded in 1750–60; good + -ish1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Contemporary Examples of goodish

  • So she was stuck, for a goodish bit of time, with a load of red-faced paunches who thought she was the spawn of hell.

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    Hitchens on Thatcher's Sex Appeal

    David Frum

    January 12, 2012

Historical Examples of goodish

  • We have a goodish bit to go, and I'll look out a horse that is fresh enough to take you there and back.


    Rosa Nouchette Carey

  • Goodish and the old mare are jist alike, they are all tongue them critters.

    The Attache

    Thomas Chandler Haliburton

  • Of women I know a goodish few, and I look among them for her prototype; but I find it not.

  • But ye've the stuff here, and when ye've paid thar'll be still a goodish pile fer each man to bank.

    Indian and Scout

    F. S. Brereton

  • But we have no time to lose, and we have a goodish bit before us.