Definitions

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  • adj. Approximately eighty
  • adj. Of about eighty years of age.

Etymologies

eighty +‎ -ish (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Nice surprises came in yesterday at the comics store: an eightyish-page interview with Alan Moore as a stand-alone volume called _Alan Moore Spells It Out_, and another volume collecting reprints of _The Birth Caul_, _Snakes and Ladders_, a previously published thirtyish-page interview Eddie Campbell did with Moore, and new content sketchbook of working drawings for _Snakes and Ladders_.

    what's your story?

  • That would have been a little hard to explain to the Chief, seeing as said elbower had been an eightyish old lady with blue hair.

    Burning Water

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