Strongish Strong"ish, a. Somewhat strong. [1913 Webster]

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  • strongish — ŋish, ŋēsh adjective : somewhat strong strongish wind …   Useful english dictionary

  • strongish — adjective see strong …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • strongish — See strong. * * * …   Universalium

  • strongish — adjective quite strong …   Wiktionary

  • strongish — strong·ish …   English syllables

  • strong — strongish, adj. strongly, adv. strongness, n. /strawng, strong/, adj., stronger /strawng geuhr, strong /, strongest /strawng gist, strong /, adv. adj. 1. having, showing, or able to exert great bodily or muscular power; physically vigorous or… …   Universalium

  • strong — adjective (stronger; strongest) Etymology: Middle English, from Old English strang; akin to Old High German strengi strong, Latin stringere to bind tight more at strain Date: before 12th century 1. having or marked by great physical power 2.… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • strongly — See strongish. * * * …   Universalium

  • strong — adjective (stronger, strongest) 1》 physically powerful.     ↘great in power, influence, or ability. 2》 done with or exerting great force.     ↘(of language or actions) forceful and extreme. 3》 able to withstand force, pressure, or wear.… …   English new terms dictionary

  • strong — [strôŋ] adj. [ME < OE strang, akin to ON strangr, strong, severe, Ger streng, severe < IE base * strenk , *streng , tense, taut > STRING, Gr strangos, twisted, L stringere, to draw taut] 1. a) physically powerful; having great muscular… …   English World dictionary

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