rather large.

Origin of largish

First recorded in 1780–90; large + -ish1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for largish

Contemporary Examples of largish

Historical Examples of largish

  • He had light hair, with largish whiskers, and he shaved his chin in harbour.

  • Yes in one way and another, there must be a largish sum sunk in "stock."

    Mushroom Town

    Oliver Onions

  • It made a largish bundle, but we did not intend to travel much.

  • On the twentieth day, however, we came to the banks of a largish river, the Gonooroo it was called.

    Maiwa's Revenge

    H. Rider Haggard

  • Thirty to forty pounds, or as much as fifty pounds, a week may easily go in hotel bills if there is a largish party.

British Dictionary definitions for largish



fairly large
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