weakish

[wee-kish]

Origin of weakish

First recorded in 1585–95; weak + -ish1
Related formsweak·ish·ly, adverb
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Examples from the Web for weakish

Historical Examples of weakish

  • 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