fourteenish

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

fourteen +‎ -ish

Adjective[edit]

fourteenish (not comparable)

  1. (informal) Of about fourteen years of age.
    • 2003, Elliot Gertel, Over the Top Judaism (page 62)
      His twelvish son is introduced as a pyromaniacal, foul-mouthed shifty operator. His fourteenish daughter dresses in a manner that would be deemed inappropriately suggestive for a twenty-year-old, and has no worthy interests or social graces.
    • 2006, E. Craig Coffin, Reflections of a Born-Again Pagan Radical
      The kid, thirteen or fourteenish, worn green International Harvester cap turned backwards, seems to have the crowd on his side.