coldish

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cold +‎ -ish

Adjective[edit]

coldish (not comparable)

  1. Somewhat cold
    • 1913, D. H. Lawrence, chapter 5, in Sons and Lovers[1]:
      "It's a treat of a colour," said he. "That coldish colour like earth, and yet shiny. It's like bog-water."
    • 1939, George Orwell, chapter 4, in Coming Up for Air[2]:
      I was walking westward up the Strand, and though it was coldish I went slowly to get the pleasure of my cigar.

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