: resembling or suggestive of berries or a berry
Though better known for Cabernet than Shiraz, this isolated region yields distinctively crisp, elegant, often peppery Shiraz … distinctive for its berryish flavors.Harvey Steiman, Wine Spectator, 30 June 1996
… I went for the tamarind juice, a sweet berryish cider made from the fruit of the tropical tree.Timothy Cahill, Times Union (Albany, New York), 22 May 2003
Jane stared at her with her intent berryish eyes for a long time …Jude Morgan, Passion, 2006

Word History

First Known Use

1983, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of berryish was in 1983

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“Berryish.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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