American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Resembling water; watery.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Abounding in or containing water; sprinkled, moistened, or diluted with water; watery; aqueous.
- Consisting mainly of water; hence, thin; weak; poor.
- Juicy; succulent.
- Pertaining to water, or having something of its characters; insipid: as, a waterish color or feel.
- adj. watery
GNU Webster's 1913
- water + -ish (Wiktionary)
“No. Maybe a little fish out of waterish, but who knows?”
“Temperature is what makes the difference between ice and water, but a bucket of H20 at 50 Celsius is obviously not more waterish, or imbued with water-ness to a greater extent, than the same bucket at 15 Celsius.”
“Not vapid, waterish amusements, but good strong stuff; dealing in round abuse and blackguard names; pulling off the roofs of private houses, as the”
“Yes, it was the latter, with just a trace of a soda waterish tang to get you in that spot where your jaws hinge.”
“Now when wine is mixed with a great deal of weak liquor, it is overpowered by that, loses its strength, and becomes flat and waterish.”
“The day being fine, or at least fair - for soft clouds curtained the sun, and a dim but not chill or waterish haze slept blue on the hills - Caroline, while Shirley was engaged with her callers, had persuaded Mrs. Pryor to assume her bonnet and summer shawl, and to take a walk with her up towards the narrow end of the Hollow.”
“And now the sun broke out pallid and waterish; the rain yet fell, but there was no more tempest: that hot firmament had cloven and poured out its lightnings.”
“In briefe, that it was a waterish and fenny countrey, and full of riuers, chanels, and ditches, and that therein was an innumerable multitude of boates and small shippes, as likewise great store of tall and seruiceable ships, wherewith they sailed vnto all quarters of the world, etc.”
“Yet the root of his discontent struck rather deeper than Jasper Hinchey and the cold waterish zone of reform; Ruth had her part in it.”
“Fire out of its waterish Substance into a coagulation; and even as the”
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