deadish

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

dead +‎ -ish

Adjective[edit]

deadish (comparative more deadish, superlative most deadish)

  1. Somewhat dead, dull, or lifeless.
    The lips put on a deadish paleness. — A. Stafford.
    The engines are sort of deadish, but that's not a matter that should concern you. — Grant Naylor, Better Than Life.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.