Definitions

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

Etymologies

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seven +‎ -ish

Examples

  • These are from a university in Switzerland, and they proclaim that this twenty-“sevenish” someone has studied for not only the Master of Business Administration, but still—hold on!

    Greed, religious intolerance, misunderstood enemies: How Rome Fell

  • I've been getting home sevenish, cooking dinner, eating dinner, conking out in front of News 24, regaining consciousness around ten o'clock, then dragging myself upstairs and staring in horror at a story I really ought to have finished by now, because the deadline is so close I can hear it approaching.

    July 11th, 2008

  • The in-laws are resting now, then we will go out for a light dinner near sevenish.

    Tigers & Strawberries » Bison, Part II

  • The first things I saw at BEA were: Helen Thomas (I shook her hand while buying a much-needed emergency sandwich (see # 11)) and a sevenish-year-old kid dressed in a tailored suit followed by his dad in the exact same adult-sized version of the suit sans the kid's red ribbon that said Author.

    Scattershot BEA Report

  • The first things I saw at BEA were: Helen Thomas (I shook her hand while buying a much-needed emergency sandwich (see # 11)) and a sevenish-year-old kid dressed in a tailored suit followed by his dad in the exact same adult-sized version of the suit sans the kid's red ribbon that said Author.

    May 2006

  • The first things I saw at BEA were: Helen Thomas (I shook her hand while buying a much-needed emergency sandwich (see # 11)) and a sevenish-year-old kid dressed in a tailored suit followed by his dad in the exact same adult-sized version of the suit sans the kid's red ribbon that said Author.

    Scattershot BEA Report

  • I'll be bringing you a proper breakfast sevenish, and a bit of proper supper after that Mary Anne has took herself off of a night.

    The Gates Of Sleep

  • A rainy afternoon with no television and no more Evan until dinner -- he had invited me to his house, sevenish.

    Never Come Down

  • POST-MATCH: Met up with my better half on the train, travelling down from Leeds, and got back around sevenish.

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  • POST-MATCH: Met up with my better half on the train, travelling down from Leeds, and got back around sevenish.

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