Definitions

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  • adjective Somewhat narrow.

Etymologies

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narrow +‎ -ish

Examples

  • I pieced the back as well, from two pieces of hand-dyes - one of which was long enough but not wide enough, so I inserted a narrowish strip of a different hand-dye down the centre.

    Hoorah for traffic!

  • I told them what I wanted touring frame, flattish handlebars, narrowish tires, city-appropriate gearing and they helped me figure out the rest.

    Bike for Cruisin' - And She Knits Too!

  • You opened a little iron gate to one side of the building' front entrance and walked down a narrowish flight of stairs to the downstairs door.

    Archive 2006-08-01

  • You opened a little iron gate to one side of the building' front entrance and walked down a narrowish flight of stairs to the downstairs door.

    DesignerBlog

  • Clear three-peaked function: a narrow peak butted up against 0-1 minute for Macs, a narrowish peak to the right for linux laptops, and a broad distribution peaking to the right of both the other distribution with a very long tail (formally stretching to infinite time) for the PC laptops.

    The ultimate showdown

  • He had the run of the house, and usually went on foot through narrowish spaces like this.

    Operation Luna

  • She had the wide shoulders and narrowish hips of the dedicated female athlete, but there was nothing masculine about her.

    The Miko

  • The exit from the valley is by a narrow pass through a low range of angular limestone, thence up another narrow shingly valley or narrowish gorge, and over a small stream of water of ordinary temperature, where we encamped: in the second valley two spots were observed covered with graves.

    Journals of Travels in Assam, Burma, Bhootan, Afghanistan and the Neighbouring Countries

  • -- Entered the pass which is at first wide, with a gradual ascent, but which soon becomes narrowish, with a good though gradual and easy ascent: the mountains are of no height, and they are not generally precipitous: no limestone, but much clay slate occurs.

    Journals of Travels in Assam, Burma, Bhootan, Afghanistan and the Neighbouring Countries

  • Bleak, Schizo - limited to a narrowish line, thorax, otherwise entirely pearly.

    Journals of Travels in Assam, Burma, Bhootan, Afghanistan and the Neighbouring Countries

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  • as opposed to widish

    July 12, 2012