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goodish

[goo d-ish] /ˈgʊd ɪʃ/
adjective
1.
rather good; fairly good.
Origin of goodish
1750-1760
1750-60; good + -ish1
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  • We've lumped in a goodish sight of money, and we've got sufficient plant ter tackle any job.

    Indian and Scout F. S. Brereton
  • So he went and had a goodish drink, and then started in search of evil.

    Russian Fairy Tales W. R. S. Ralston
  • I never met it myself, but I knew Whibley very well indeed, so that I came to hear a goodish deal about it.

  • “She seems to do a goodish deal of talking, this Miss Janie,” remarked Ethelbertha.

    They and I Jerome K. Jerome
  • In course, when the business was over, and we had time to take a look round, there was a goodish few of us as had been wounded.

    Indian and Scout F. S. Brereton
  • The Admiral commented on all these to his chaplain, for there was a goodish delay.

    The Admiral Douglas Sladen
  • Three of that lot,—though a goodish many have come up since.

    The Duke's Children Anthony Trollope
  • "They've gone a goodish way to pay their own score," said the Leader grimly.

    Air Men o' War Boyd Cable
  • All I know is, that they're gone away for a goodish bit, but where they're gone I don't know.

    The Man Who Rose Again Joseph Hocking

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