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suffix -ish pronunciation in British English /ɪʃ/

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    used with many numbers to make adverbs meaning approximately
    We’ll have lunch around one-ish.
    ‘How old is she?’ ‘I don’t know. Fortyish, I guess.’


a fashion trend in which people intentionally wear ordinary, inexpensive, widely-available clothing

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a flower or small bunch of flowers worn on the lapel of a jacket on special occasions

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