Definitions

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  • n. Any time close to eight o'clock.

Etymologies

eight +‎ -ish (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • There are two variants: the chic early evening, from 6pm, where everybody downs a sharpener or two and then leaves at eightish, to have dinner elsewhere.

    Prince Charles ditches the dinner party

  • Other than the eightish hours of traveling each way*, it was very relaxing and enjoyable.

    Happy New Year!

  • In the morning around eightish, the yellow bar seemed to be full again, and the estimated time indicated was 1 hour.

    Update from hell

  • Supposed to get into the Boston station around eightish.

    Off to Readercon 08

  • Shrimp mumbled, Next Saturday, eightish, party for the parents.

    shrimp

  • Who would be vaccuuming in a no doubt thin-walled apartment building, eightish on a holiday morning?

    Memorial Day

  • Old Fentiman was apparently as right as rain up till about half past three when he started off for Portman Square, so that the drug must have been given him between then and eightish, when Robert Fentiman found him dead.

    The Unpleasantness At The Belladonna Club

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