Definition of Slowish

1. Adjective. Somewhat slow. ¹



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Definition of Slowish

1. somewhat slow [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Slowish

slowbacks
slowball
slowcoach
slowcoaches
slowcore
slowdown
slowdowns
slowed
slower
slowers
slowest
slowgoing
slowing
slowings
slowish (current term)
slowlier
slowliest
slowliness
slowly
slowly but surely
slowmatch
slowmatches
slowness
slownesses
slowpitch
slowplay
slowplayed
slowplaying
slowplays

Literary usage of Slowish

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1. Izvi︠e︡stīi︠a︡ Imperatorskoĭ akademīi nauk =: Bulletin de l'Académie (1900)
"554 1887 IX 17 175° 290° Swift, streaks. 577 86 » 22 190 275 Idem. 696 77 X 17 205 219 slowish. 724 76 » 25 33 194 Not swift, bright. ..."

2. The Observatory by Royal Astronomical Society (Gran Bretaña), Royal Greenwich Observatory, NASA Astrophysics Data System Abstract Service, Royal astronomical society GB (1880)
"355 +18 8 slowish brilliant meteors ; ? 2 fireballs. XI. Sept. 14-21 . ... In 1877, on Oct. 2-18, an exact radiant-centre of a few small slowish meteors was ..."

3. The Observatory (1886)
"slowish. Seen also in Sept 1884 and 1885. slowish. ... slowish. Heis, 2°+56°, Sept.-Oct. No. i, 5° SE of y Pegasi, supplied 15 meteors, ..."

4. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1890)
"Two slowish steps, three or four quicker ones, and a jerk, made with some effort, describe fairly the bowler's action ; two slowish notes, three or four ..."

5. The Mill on the Floss by George Eliot (1860)
"The looms went slowish, and fashions didn't alter quite so fast: I'da best suit that lasted me six years. Everything was on a lower scale, sir— in point of ..."

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