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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. 3
    used with many adjectives to make other adjectives meaning slightly or fairly

    a bluish tint

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  3. 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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