Definitions

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  • noun colloquial Any time close to eight o'clock.

Etymologies

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eight +‎ -ish

Examples

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

    Archive 2008-12-01

  • 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

  • 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

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

    shrimp

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

    shrimp

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