Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Rather old; elderly.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Somewhat old.

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  • adjective somewhat old

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

  • adjective somewhat elderly

Etymologies

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old +‎ -ish

Examples

  • All Gotham is waiting to hear all about St. Philips 'choir; the boys are working hard and Mr. Kenney looks a little "oldish," but of course they'll do finely.

    The Woman's Era, Vol. 1

  • All Gotham is waiting to hear all about St. Philips 'choir; the boys are working hard and Mr. Kenney looks a little "oldish," but of course they'll do finely.

    Social Notes.

  • All Gotham is waiting to hear all about St. Philips 'choir; the boys are working hard and Mr. Kenney looks a little "oldish," but of course they'll do finely.

    The Woman's Era, Vol. 1, No. 8

  • Links flickr! use. perl journal oldish homepage local filter

    OK, that's weird.

  • (I exclude series with titles along the lines of "a drama series about oldish ladies".)

    Thoughts on The Jewel in the Crown

  • It's the confidential stenographer who has been tampered with — you remember that middle-aged, youngish-oldish woman, Tom?

    THEFT

  • (I exclude series with titles along the lines of "a drama series about oldish ladies".)

    April 2009

  • Links flickr! use. perl journal oldish homepage local filter

    Almost there!

  • (I exclude series with titles along the lines of "a drama series about oldish ladies".)

    Thoughts on The Jewel in the Crown

  • (I exclude series with titles along the lines of "a drama series about oldish ladies".)

    Television

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