lat·​ish ˈlā-tish How to pronounce latish (audio)
: somewhat late

Examples of latish in a Sentence

the bus was often a little latish, but never more than by a few minutes
Recent Examples on the Web Due to our latish start, lunch time coincides with our arrival at the first tower. Anna Hartley,, 16 Mar. 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

1611, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of latish was in 1611

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“Latish.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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adjective or adverb
lat·​ish ˈlāt-ish How to pronounce latish (audio)
: somewhat late
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