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  1. somewhat or rather late.
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Origin of latish

First recorded in 1605–15; late + -ish1
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Examples from the Web for latish

Historical Examples

  • This was in November, rather a latish month for active service on those waters.

    Ned Myers

    James Fenimore Cooper

  • It was latish in the evening when I looked in at the flat to dress for dinner.

    My Man Jeeves

    P. G. Wodehouse

  • They say he was also seen, latish in the afternoon, entering the Duke's Walk to the east.

  • From breakfast to a latish dinner (about half after five or six) was his main period of literary toil.

  • Latish in the evening we were entertained with a sight, that is indeed singularly curious and interesting.

British Dictionary definitions for latish


  1. rather late
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