[ vey-per-ish ]
/ ˈveɪ pər ɪʃ /


of the nature of or resembling vapor: a vaporish chiffon dress.
abounding in vapor: vaporish autumn mornings.
Archaic. inclined to or affected by low spirits; depressed.

Origin of vaporish

First recorded in 1635–45; vapor + -ish1

Related forms

va·por·ish·ness, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for vaporish

  • Through the hazy atmosphere a cloud of dun, vaporish red could be seen trailing over the dim fells.

    A Son of Hagar|Sir Hall Caine
  • No wonder the political writing in the press seems to us vaporish and without definite aims.