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English definition of “-ish”


suffix (LIKE)    /-ɪʃ/
used to form adjectives that say what a person , thing, or action is like: foolish childish Similar and the sameDescribing people with the same qualities Grammar:-ish and -yWe can add the suffixes -ish and -y to words in informal contexts to make the reference sound deliberately vague and approximate.
(Definition of -ish suffix (LIKE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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