One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Fairly small.‘a smallish town’‘a smallish crowd’
- ‘Some friends of mine bought a villa in a smallish seaside resort on the southern coast of Spain.’
- ‘Over €40,000 is enough to be spending on something that, at the end of the day, is a smallish saloon.’
- ‘The interior is near-perfect, with a high-mounted, smallish dashboard—no vast expanses of plastic here.’
- ‘Below the hard-drive activity light is a smallish reset button.’
- ‘I teach at a smallish college in St. Paul, Minnesota.’
- ‘Presented on a smallish vertical canvas, the majestic liner recalls the vanished glamour of ocean voyages.’
- ‘Ten thousand dollars is well within the budget of a smallish software development company.’
- ‘A smallish cluster would run the engine on two servers.’
- ‘Having just escaped from smallish Midwestern college communities, they weren't interested in launching their careers somewhere even smaller.’
- ‘Sometimes he would build smallish touches of paint into images of wide, ribbony brushstrokes.’
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