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stockish

[ stok-ish ]
/ ˈstɒk ɪʃ /
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adjective

like a block of wood; stupid.

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Origin of stockish

First recorded in 1590–1600; stock + -ish1

OTHER WORDS FROM stockish

stock·ish·ly, adverbstock·ish·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for stockish

stockish
/ (ˈstɒkɪʃ) /

adjective

stupid or dull

Derived forms of stockish

stockishly, adverbstockishness, noun
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