Definitions

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  • adj. somewhat small

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Somewhat small.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Somewhat small; rather small than large.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. rather small

Etymologies

small +‎ -ish (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • A lot of us in smallish cities would really like to see expanded bus service.

    Matthew Yglesias » Second Avenue Subway

  • Little guys -- well, a certain smallish percentage of little guys -- have always fought back.

    Mind Meld Make-Up Test with Mike Resnick

  • Interestingly, it is the rapid increase of popularity of mobile devices that is helping to drive these latest developments - for which purpose the digitised back-content will be in smallish chunks of xml so that the text will be available in excerpts suited to the mobile format, as well as downloadable into a complete e - or printed book.

    April 2008

  • I do love egg nog in smallish quantities, but for warming up when you come in from outdoors, hot chocolate is where it's at.

    Mary's Holiday Meme

  • In a small heavy saucepan, put about a pound of fresh pork fat, cut in smallish cubes.

    Pork Rilettes

  • Because we meet in smallish spaces membership is limited.

    Culinary Arts Society Cookbook

  • I thought you’d like to know that here in smallish Madison, WI I went to my library website to placea hold (sorry, too broke to buy it!) and there were already 6 holds on your book!

    petite americaine

  • I wasn't too concerned because they have previously called smallish spiders "big" before.

    Spider Attack!

  • But coach Shane Burcar called smallish Phoenix Pinnacle the "toughest" team Mesa faced following an 80-74 Class 5A non-region victory on the road Tuesday night.

    azcentral.com | news

  • Just ask who called the smallish in stature second baseman a "g*dd*mn jockey".

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