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vaporish

[vey-per-ish] /ˈveɪ pər ɪʃ/
adjective
1.
of the nature of or resembling vapor:
a vaporish chiffon dress.
2.
abounding in vapor:
vaporish autumn mornings.
3.
Archaic. inclined to or affected by low spirits; depressed.
Origin of vaporish
1635-1645
1635-45; vapor + -ish1
Related forms
vaporishness, noun
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  • Through the hazy atmosphere a cloud of dun, vaporish red could be seen trailing over the dim fells.

    A Son of Hagar Sir Hall Caine
  • No wonder the political writing in the press seems to us vaporish and without definite aims.

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