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suffix -ish pronunciation in British English /ɪʃ/

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  1. 2
    used with some nouns to make adjectives describing a quality that someone or something has
    an impish grin
    childish behaviour
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  2. 4
    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.’
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