[ wee-kish ]

  1. rather weak.

Origin of weakish

First recorded in 1585–95; weak + -ish1

Other words from weakish

  • weak·ish·ly, adverb

Words Nearby weakish

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How to use weakish in a sentence

  • He then made for the theater, and the weakish personage he had been playing upon walked down to the river, almost ran, in fact.

    Peg Woffington | Charles Reade
  • He was of medium height, of slight build, with a pallid countenance, and a weakish drawling voice.

  • The student felt himself trembling a little, weakish in the knees.

    The Wendigo | Algernon Blackwood
  • He was conscious, for he thanked us in a weakish whisper, when we lifted him carefully into his own bed.

    In the Arena | Booth Tarkington