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[lahr-jish] /ˈlɑr dʒɪʃ/
rather large.
Origin of largish
1780-90; large + -ish1 Unabridged
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  • I am just finishing the largish studies of a very handsome model here, and am about to send them off for exhibition.

  • He had light hair, with largish whiskers, and he shaved his chin in harbour.

    A Voyage round the World W.H.G. Kingston
  • If a body could discover a bit of ocean, or a largish sort of a sea, there might be some use in it.

    The Sea Lions James Fenimore Cooper
  • It made a largish bundle, but we did not intend to travel much.

  • He found himself in a largish room, brilliantly lit by the electric light, and triangular in shape.

    The Angel Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull
  • Suddenly the hunter was pulled up in his reflections, as also in his stride, by a largish footprint in the snow.

    Boris the Bear-Hunter Fred Whishaw
  • It has a rosette of root-leaves, from which rises a naked scape bearing a corymb of largish white flowers.

  • They went in and found a suite of three largish rooms opening one out of the other.

    The Hypocrite Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull
  • Their shouts of glee reached Nicks largish ears despite the lack of air as mortals know it.

    Satan and the Comrades Ralph Bennitt
British Dictionary definitions for largish


fairly large
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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