lat·​ish | \ ˈlā-tish How to pronounce latish (audio) \

Definition of latish

: somewhat late

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Examples of latish in a Sentence

the bus was often a little latish, but never more than by a few minutes

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Due to our latish start, lunch time coincides with our arrival at the first tower. Anna Hartley,, "Hiking the authentic Great Wall of China, without the tourists," 16 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of latish

1611, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of latish was in 1611

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