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Adj.1.earlyish - being somewhat early; "at an earlyish hour"
early - at or near the beginning of a period of time or course of events or before the usual or expected time; "early morning"; "an early warning"; "early diagnosis"; "an early death"; "took early retirement"; "an early spring"; "early varieties of peas and tomatoes mature before most standard varieties"
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Some of (those fans) usually go home earlyish, but it seems everybody stayed - and the noise volume was...
EXPERIENCE: It was the first morning of a Test match and knowing thousands, like me, would be getting there early to savour the atmosphere, I caught an earlyish train from London.
"In terms of performance, it is still earlyish in the season.
"This is the Seinfeld cookbook," Mike Solomonov explained to me earlyish one morning not too long ago.
He added: "We lost two earlyish wickets but with the depth in our batting, guys can always keep going throughout the innings."
Although most of the university students were away for a reading week the town was still busy and we had a pint at The Central before an earlyish night in preparation for our big day at the Old Course.
However, such a broad perspective does rather need further contextualising with attention to the different attitudes around death and their ideological ramifications (in this case, in the earlyish Third Republic).
Luckily, though, I have the perfect excuse to get away earlyish. And her name is Betty.
(5.) Further, even as I worked on my dissertation in the earlyish years of the twenty-First century the question of how to frame postmodernism had already shifted away from its location in the previous decade's burning debates (perhaps exemplified by the Alan Sokal/Social Text affair of 1996).
Team principal Martin Whitmarsh had expressed hope of an "earlyish" safety car, with 20 deployed in the previous 11 races on the Ile Notre Dame in the middle of the St Lawrence Seaway.
And the band seem to recognise this, opening up with the 1977 album opener Lose Control, and following it with earlyish single A Life Less Ordinary.