Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Somewhat or almost square.

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

  • adjective Nearly square.

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  • adjective approximately square
  • adjective oblong

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  • adjective somewhat square in appearance or form

Etymologies

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square +‎ -ish

Examples

  • Bill Gurstelle (pointing to squarish object on desk): What's that?

    Boing Boing

  • The next time Gil raised the shovel, a squarish piece of what appeared to be melted plastic sat in the bowl of the shovel.

    Fatal Error

  • Small heaps lay on the heads of the two figures, on the strange squarish hats both wore like the caps hotel porters wear in old black-and-white movies of the 1930s.

    Allan M. Jalon: Arts Lust: The Otterness Blizzard

  • I didn't want to disappoint them, so I oohed and aahed, but to be frank, the skyline, as seen from the hills, isn't much of an advertisement for the city, in which the majority of buildings are old, squarish low-rises.

    Boing Boing

  • Small heaps lay on the heads of the two figures, on the strange squarish hats both wore like the caps hotel porters wear in old black-and-white movies of the 1930s.

    Allan M. Jalon: Arts Lust: The Otterness Blizzard

  • Small heaps lay on the heads of the two figures, on the strange squarish hats both wore like the caps hotel porters wear in old black-and-white movies of the 1930s.

    Allan M. Jalon: Arts Lust: The Otterness Blizzard

  • The premolars and molars are squarish, flattened and nodular, and used for crushing, grinding and pulping noncoarse foods.

    Anti-Deer-Hunting Billboard Goes Up in Kansas City

  • She looked at him as he slept, his squarish face with its heavy brows and deep-set eyes always made her think of the bust of a Roman senator she had seen in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. He was dressed in his usual denim shirt and khaki shorts.

    The Painter's Wife, a short story

  • The premolars and molars are squarish, flattened and nodular, and used for crushing, grinding and pulping noncoarse foods.

    Anti-Deer-Hunting Billboard Goes Up in Kansas City

  • Small heaps lay on the heads of the two figures, on the strange squarish hats both wore like the caps hotel porters wear in old black-and-white movies of the 1930s.

    Allan M. Jalon: Arts Lust: The Otterness Blizzard

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