longish


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longish

(ˈlɒŋɪʃ)
adj
rather long

long•ish

(ˈlɔŋ ɪʃ, ˈlɒŋ-)

adj.
somewhat long.
[1605–15]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.longish - somewhat long
long - primarily temporal sense; being or indicating a relatively great or greater than average duration or passage of time or a duration as specified; "a long life"; "a long boring speech"; "a long time"; "a long friendship"; "a long game"; "long ago"; "an hour long"
Translations

longish

[ˈlɒŋɪʃ] ADJbastante largo

longish

[ˈlɒŋɪʃ] adjassez long(longue)

longish

adjziemlich lang
References in classic literature ?
And first comes "Speakings" - reports of ships met and signalled at sea, name, port, where from, where bound for, so many days out, ending frequently with the words "All well." Then come "Wrecks and Casualties" - a longish array of paragraphs, unless the weather has been fair and clear, and friendly to ships all over the world.
His longish golden hair had no doubt its share in the effect, as likewise the soft yellow silk tie that fluttered like a flame in the speed of his going.
He had found a longish fir-tree lying felled and trimmed in the enclosure, and with the help of Hunter he had set it up at the corner of the log-house where the trunks crossed and made an angle.
However, after a longish pause he conceded a few words more to the second officer's weakness.
It was low and longish, roofed with turf and built of unmortared stones; and on a mound in front of it, an old gentleman sat smoking his pipe in the sun.
She talked freely, answering questions and asking them and not even taking advantage of certain longish pauses with which they inevitably alternated to say she thought she had better go in.
"Seems to me I may have a longish wait," he said to himself.
As I was preparing to take my leave after a longish pause into which we had fallen as into a vague dream, she came out of it with a start and a quiet sigh.
It was a longish flight out and we took a few minutes to get into the game.
The dance sequences were on the longish side consuming too much time for the tale to build, some of the background dancers looked a bit nervy, and among the protagonists only Vajdaan Shah appeared comfortable in what he was doing.
"On this type of circuit, with many longish corners, I was really far away with the set-up.
The cheeks are split jungle cock and the head hackle is longish black hen.