These Dons have given you and the youngster a warmish time, and have roused you into a temper.
Theer's a warmish bit afore us, and it's well to have summat to work on.
It was a warmish night, with a kind of damp smell exhaling from the shrubs and hedges.
Yer knew the business was likely ter be warmish, fer Jacob had as good as said so.
Carhart dismounted, felt the pulse of the young man, and then bathed his temples with the warmish water.
The paper should be rinsed in cold water, as warmish water will cause air-bells instead of preventing them.
She has so much hair it makes her head look small, a sort of light chestnut, with warmish streaks in it.
They can be kept in a shallow pan, and if the water is warmish and they are left undisturbed for a time, they will move about.
It was then June, and we had snow on the hills, though the weather below was warmish.
But there had been a mother to his father: odd movements of a warmish curiosity brushed him when the cynic was not mounting guard.
Old English wearm, from Proto-Germanic *warmaz (cf. Old Saxon, Old Frisian, Middle Dutch, Old High German, German warm, Old Norse varmr, Gothic warmjan "to warm"), from PIE *gwher- (cf. Sanskrit gharmah "heat;" Old Persian Garmapada-, name of the fourth month, corresponding to June/July, from garma- "heat;" Armenian jerm "warm;" Greek thermos "warm;" Latin formus "warm," fornax "oven;" Old Irish fogeir "heated;" Hittite war- "to burn"). The root also may be connected to that of Old Church Slavonic goriti "to burn," varu "heat," variti "to cook, boil;" and Lithuanian verdu "to seethe."
The distinction, based on degree of heat, between "warm" and "hot" is general in Balto-Slavic and Germanic, but in other languages one word often covers both (cf. Latin calidus, Greek thermos, French chaud, Spanish caliente). In reference to feelings, etc., attested from late 15c. Sense in guessing games first recorded 1860, from earlier hunting use in reference to scent or trail (1713). Warm-blooded in reference to mammals is recorded from 1793. Warm-hearted first recorded c.1500.
Old English wyrman "make warm" and wearmian "become warm;" from the root of warm (adj.). Phrase warm the bench is sports jargon first recorded 1907. Warm up (v.) "exercise before an activity" is attested from 1868. In reference to appliances, motors, etc., attested from 1947. Noun phrase warm-up "act or practice of warming up" is recorded from 1915. Related: Warmed; warming.
SCOTCH WARMING PAN. A wench. [Grose, "Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue," 1788]