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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR LONGISH

I took him away from Bankok in my ship, and we had a longish passage.

His longish, tousled hair and his great beard were purple-black.

After lunch to the palace—a longish drive inland from the river.

We have a longish wait, but there's lots to look at, still new to me.

Then followed a longish pause, and after it Higgs's voice again.

Do I understand that this vessel could undertake a longish voyage?

Fayliss had high cheekbones, longish eyes, with large pupils.

The parcel had a longish excursion on its own account after that.

“But I have knife too,” he said, drawing out a longish weapon from his belt.

On the right of the door, as you entered, was a longish window, with a broad ledge.

WORD ORIGIN

1610s, from long (adj.) + -ish.

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