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adverb

informal
To some extent: ‘Are you busy?’ ‘Ish’
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  • I am still waiting for you to hook me up with a 40 ish or 50 ish woman!
  • Now, he has a Jewish (ish) name.
  • This time next week she'll be back home for good ish!

Origin

1980s: from -ish1.

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noun

informal
An issue of magazine, journal, etc. the super duo appears in the latest ish
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  • My brother got a copy of the latest ish this afternoon.
  • See next week's ish for details.
  • I guess I'll flip through next month's ish, but I probably won't be buying.

Origin

1940s: informal abbreviation of issue.

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noun

[mass noun] US informal
Used as a euphemism for ‘shit’: that ish was hard for me to watch
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  • You don't know ish about cars.
  • The snapshot shows them on some Bonnie and Clyde ish, with the pair wearing black face masks while joined by another couple.
  • You gotta peep the vids, funny as ish.

Origin

1990s: alteration of shit.

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