wontish

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From wont (custom, habit) +‎ -ish.

Adjective[edit]

wontish (comparative more wontish, superlative most wontish)

  1. Of or suggestive of a wont; customary; usual; habitual.
    • 1999, Gilbert Sorrentino, Crystal Vision:
      He garbs himself in raiments and costumes that make him appear to the naked eyes to be somebody else. The press, in its wontish way, goes wild.

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