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  • adj. Somewhat shallow.

Etymologies

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shallow +‎ -ish

Examples

  • N.E. and S.W., and leads from the deep water outside the Goodwins into the inmost recesses of the Sands; that is, into a shallowish bay called

    Heroes of the Goodwin Sands

  • Accordingly, with well-intentioned kindliness, but shallowish wisdom, and most questionable propriety, Maria was persuaded to believe that her father had hem'd and haw'd a little, had objected no doubt to Henry's lack of money, but would certainly, on second thoughts, consider the affair more favourably:

    The Complete Prose Works of Martin Farquhar Tupper

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