Origin of thinnish

First recorded in 1535–45; thin + -ish1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for thinnish

Historical Examples of thinnish

  • They number four thinnish ones, and represent three-quarter rations.

  • He is tall and thinnish, with sandy hair and cold gray eyes.

    Dear Enemy

    Jean Webster

  • Do you like a thinnish fall of golden hair, or an abundant cluster of nut-brown?

  • There are 12 thinnish cross lines, each with four upward angles.

    Mohave Pottery

    Alfred L. Kroeber

  • Then that thinnish fellow with the hair like a hearth-brush–did you meet him?