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Resembling a block, as in shape.

block′ish·ly adv.
block′ish·ness n.
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lacking vivacity or imagination; stupid
ˈblockishly adv
ˈblockishness n
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(ˈblɒk ɪʃ)

like a block; dull; stupid.
block′ish•ly, adv.
block′ish•ness, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.blockish - resembling a block in shapeblockish - resembling a block in shape    
cubic, three-dimensional - having three dimensions
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adj (inf)dumm, doof (inf)
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