longish

[ lawng-ish, long- ]
/ ˈlɔŋ ɪʃ, ˈlɒŋ- /

adjective

somewhat long.

Nearby words

  1. longingly,
  2. longinquity,
  3. longinus,
  4. longipennate,
  5. longirostral,
  6. longissimus capitis muscle,
  7. longitude,
  8. longitude by account,
  9. longitudinal,
  10. longitudinal aberration

Origin of longish

First recorded in 1605–15; long1 + -ish1

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British Dictionary definitions for longish

longish

/ (ˈlɒŋɪʃ) /

adjective

rather long
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Word Origin and History for longish

longish

adj.

1610s, from long (adj.) + -ish.

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