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cold + -ish
coldish (not comparable)
- Somewhat cold
1913, D. H. Lawrence, chapter 5, in Sons and Lovers:
- "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:
- I was walking westward up the Strand, and though it was coldish I went slowly to get the pleasure of my cigar.