rather wide; tending to be wide: a widish bookcase; widish hips.

Origin of widish

First recorded in 1770–80; wide + -ish1
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Examples from the Web for widish

Historical Examples of widish

  • Nose, rather small, often straight with widish nostrils (mesorrhine).

    Man, Past and Present

    Agustus Henry Keane

  • In the matter of hats a straw sailor with a widish brim is the most workmanlike form of head gear possible.

  • There is Nick Gunstone, holding his own gallantly, discreet enough to give "the swells" a widish berth.

    Barren Honour: A Novel

    George A. Lawrence

  • She got down at the nearest corner, walked up a widish street of narrow grey houses till she came to number eighty-eight.


    John Galsworthy

  • Behind thar war some widish channels, and some of the boats had gone round thar to cut 'em off if they took to swimming.