vaporish

[vey-per-ish]
adjective
  1. of the nature of or resembling vapor: a vaporish chiffon dress.
  2. abounding in vapor: vaporish autumn mornings.
  3. Archaic. inclined to or affected by low spirits; depressed.

Origin of vaporish

First recorded in 1635–45; vapor + -ish1
Related formsva·por·ish·ness, noun
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Historical Examples of vaporish

  • No wonder the political writing in the press seems to us vaporish and without definite aims.

  • 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