from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adv. Fairly late.

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  • adj. Sort of late.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Somewhat late.

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

  • adj. somewhat late


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  • So perhaps next year I'll catch a latish flight on Monday, so I can stay as long as SignOut, then take Tuesday off work.

    Post-Wiscon.. except not

  • I see this guy up the road, let's say a latish 40'ish dish full of sinews, trying to hitch a ride.

    Cluck Cluck

  • On the other hand, he got a latish start in the movies – he was 27 when he played Tony.

    Wednesday, Feb. 24 – The Bleat.

  • It was latish afternoon, and the tarts were beginning to parade; little Willy goggled at a couple of painted princesses swaying by in all their finery, ogling, and then he says to me in a reverent whisper:

    The Sky Writer

  • “Romantic” is thus an Anglo-German term, referring to a phenomena whose origins are associated with Italy, France, Spain, and particularly the high and latish Medieval Romances of Guillaume de Lorris and Chrétien de Troyes.

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  • I started writing this latish last Monday evening, having just got back from Sydney.

    Journal 16 August

  • I remember in the latish 1980s my then cleaner telling me that her poll tax was higher than mine -- and knew then that the game was up for the controversial Thatcher local tax reform.

    Raising taxes on those who work hard for little money could be the end of Labour

  • I was perhaps a latish convert to the struggle for democracy and freedom.

    Quote of the Day: David Aaronovitch

  • The idea of Purgatory itself came latish to Christian theology.

    Purgatory, In All Its Nuance

  • It is a frequent assumption in this country that the EU is immensely popular with the Mediterranean countries, particularly those that came in latish after several decades of a rather unpleasant authoritarian regime.

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