squarish

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

square +‎ -ish

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

squarish (comparative more squarish, superlative most squarish)

  1. approximately square
    • 1953, C. S. Lewis, The Silver Chair, Collins, 1998, Chapter 7,
      When they reached the foot of the hill they caught a glimpse of what might be rocks on each side—squarish rocks, if you looked at them carefully, but no one did.
    • 1996, Kenzaburō Ōe, An Echo of Heaven (1989), translated by Margaret Mitsutani, Tokyo: Kondansha International, Chapter 1, p. 22,
      She gaily thrust her squarish chin toward the front of the tent.
  2. oblong

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