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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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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.
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).
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.
Mike Bird reports an earlyish 11 spot ladybird from Crossens.