Antonyms for newish

Grammar : Adj
Spell : noo-ish, nyoo-
Phonetic Transcription : ˈnu ɪʃ, ˈnyu-

Definition of newish

Origin :
  • 1560s, from new + -ish.
  • As in young : adj immature
Example sentences :
  • That which is new in them is--new, and well enough; and that which is not new or newish is apt to be rather shabby than venerable.
  • Extract from : « The Record of Nicholas Freydon » by A. J. (Alec John) Dawson
  • At the very beginning there is one touch which, if not absolutely invented, is newish in the connection.
  • Extract from : « A History of the French Novel, Vol. 2 » by George Saintsbury
  • The old bridge is metamorphosed into something that might pass for a newish bridge.
  • Extract from : « Homes and haunts of the most eminent British poets, Vol. II (of 2) » by William Howitt
  • That, magazines and newish fiction apart, is the literary history of the average decent person.
  • Extract from : « Literary Taste: How to Form It » by Arnold Bennett

Synonyms for newish

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