gish

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search
See also: Gish

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The term originates in the Dungeons & Dragons (D&D) game, where it originally referred to a Githyanki fighter/wizard combination.

Noun[edit]

gish (plural gishes)

  1. (fantasy role-playing games) A magician, or character that is skilled in both physical combat and the use of magic. Most gish characters use their magical abilities to increase their own personal combat abilities (known as "buffing").
  2. (slang) An outsider.

Anagrams[edit]


Navajo[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root -GIZH (make a motion with a sticklike object).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [kɪ̀ʃ]~[kɣɪ̀ʃ] invalid IPA characters (][)

Noun[edit]

gish

  1. digging stick, planting stick, cane, staff, crutch

Inflection[edit]