widish

widish

[wahy-dish]
adjective
rather wide; tending to be wide: a widish bookcase; widish hips.

Origin:
1770–80; wide + -ish1

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wide (waɪd)
 
adj
1.  having a great extent from side to side
2.  of vast size or scope; spacious or extensive
3.  a.  (postpositive) having a specified extent, esp from side to side: two yards wide
 b.  (in combination) covering or extending throughout: nationwide
4.  distant or remote from the desired point, mark, etc: your guess is wide of the mark
5.  (of eyes) opened fully
6.  loose, full, or roomy: wide trousers
7.  exhibiting a considerable spread, as between certain limits: a wide variation
8.  phonetics lax another word for open
 
adv
9.  over an extensive area: to travel far and wide
10.  to the full extent: he opened the door wide
11.  far from the desired point, mark, etc
 
n
12.  (in cricket) a bowled ball that is outside the batsman's reach and scores a run for the batting side
13.  archaic, poetic or a wide space or extent
14.  to the wide completely
 
[Old English wīd; related to Old Norse vīthr, Old High German wīt]
 
'widely
 
adv
 
'wideness
 
n
 
'widish
 
adj

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