Definition of red-tapish in English:

red-tapish

(also red-tapeish)

adjective

  • Characterized or affected by red-tapism.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Thomas Carlyle (1795–1881), author, biographer, and historian. From red tape + -ish.

Pronunciation

red-tapish

/rɛdˈteɪpɪʃ/