One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
adverb & adjective
Fairly late.as adverb ‘Margaret came in latish’
- ‘We got home lateish, and slept in later, then I worked most of Saturday while Paul moved around the furniture so we could accommodate a party on Saturday evening.’
- ‘We ate dinner lateish, then headed over to a bar nearby for some boozing.’
- ‘Even as a child, I thought it a lateish hour to be serving an essentially teatime dish.’
- ‘A lateish excursion to the supermarket led us to our local fast-food for dinner, where I noticed a disturbing marketing trend.’
- ‘Probably, like many other families, they may have had to opt for a latish holiday…’
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