Definitions

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  • adj. Somewhat light in colour.

Etymologies

light +‎ -ish (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • For our choice, we plumped for Erdinger Kristall 5.3%, the refreshing but lightish, soft and yeasty-but-filtered Weisse that might even be improved by the addition of a slice of lemon.

    Around Berlin in 80 beers

  • The admirable Bernarda Fink is the soloist in the Nietzsche setting, though some may prefer more of a contralto sound than Fink's lightish mezzo; and for all the transparent beauty of the Concertgebouw's strings, the finale's hymn is never transcendent as it can be.

    Mahler: Symphony No 3 – review

  • I had it down to three before we left the showroom, then down to two, and it was just a matter of holding them up against the house and deciding that yes, the putty colour was too dull and the hemlock (lightish green, sagey with a touch of blue) wuld indeed go with pretty much any colour I'd want to paint anyhow.

    State of the Stress Level Address

  • Nice by itself for a lightish lunch or pair with a whole grain for a main course.

    Ellen Kanner: Meatless Monday: Wasted In America

  • Could you keep that black colour and the brick texture outside the wrapper of the actual content, instead of the current lightish grey?

    Did You Hate Our Black Background?

  • As some domestic duties such as stuffing the turkey beckon, today will be a lightish day for this blog.

    Archive 2007-12-23

  • We turned onto a side road and headed uphill to the park set on a ledge cut into the hillside, a sprawling complex of house and outbuildings, also in the same lightish but cemented stone.

    Archive 2008-06-01

  • His hair was long and lightish; and when he laid his forehead against the mantelpiece, his hair all fell in a dusty fluff together over his eyes; and when he now turned round and lifted up his head again, it all fell in a dusty fluff together over his ears.

    Somebody's Luggage

  • Each panel was a varying shade of green, the outer ones lightish in timbre, the inner ones amalgamating near-blackish hue.

    The Woman in the Fifth

  • Like the Pooter of Geek, I'm rebuilding a PC, so posting will be lightish.

    February 06, 2005

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