[sawf-tish, sof-]

Origin of softish

First recorded in 1580–90; soft + -ish1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for softish

Historical Examples of softish

  • Her hair was dark, but a softish brown, not black, and her skin was fair.

    Aaron's Rod

    D. H. Lawrence

  • She had a softish laughing look in her eyes that made the lads wild for her.

  • There was a softish sandy spot in advance of it, into which one of the front wheels plunged.

  • Wombwell Rattler, a rattling good one with a softish coat who sired Mr. Offerman's well known crack Ch.

    The Airedale

    Williams Haynes

  • The grass here was dead and softish, and the wind blowing off the snowy range on the west didn't get106 in.