- UK [ɪʃ] / US
1) used with the names of places to make adjectives and nouns meaning relating to a particular place or describing someone who comes from a particular place
the Irish2) used with some nouns to make adjectives describing a quality that someone or something has
an impish grin
childish behaviour3) used with many adjectives to make other adjectives meaning slightly or fairly
a bluish tint4) used with many numbers to make adverbs meaning approximately
We'll have lunch around one-ish.
"How old is she?" "I don't know. Fortyish, I guess."
English dictionary. 2014.