orangish

adjective
or·​ang·​ish | \ ˈär-in-jish How to pronounce orangish (audio) , ˈär(-ə)n-, ˈȯr-in-, ˈȯr(-ə)n- \

Definition of orangish

: somewhat orange

Examples of orangish in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Finally, the Madeira has an interesting orangish hue and familiar notes of raisin, fig, spice and cream that arise from this type of cask finish. Jonah Flicker, Robb Report, 17 July 2022 The wildfires, spanning 2.5 square miles (6.5 square kilometers), engulfed parts of the area in smoky, orangish skies as residents scrambled to get to safety. Patty Nieberg, BostonGlobe.com, 30 Dec. 2021 For a few years, the floors of American homes were slathered in brownish/reddish/orangish synthetic fibers, probably made from petroleum. Star Tribune, 16 May 2021 Clyde surrenders and the stage goes dark but for an orangish glow that illuminates the Skinning Tree. Jennifer Percy, Harper's magazine, 20 Jan. 2020 The illustrations are accurate, depicting orangish, halo-free spots against a dark blue/gray background. Jordan Rodriguez, idahostatesman, 19 Feb. 2018 Close relatives of humans, the long-haired, orangish primates are found only in Sumatra and Borneo in the wild. Joe Marusak, charlotteobserver, 22 Jan. 2018 Much of the organic material on Titan forms high in the atmosphere, at the tops of orangish clouds where gasses of nitrogen, methane and hydrogen interact with sunlight. Jay Bennett, Smithsonian, 6 May 2012 The illustrations are accurate, depicting orangish, halo-free spots against a dark blue/gray background. Jordan Rodriguez, idahostatesman, 19 Feb. 2018 See More

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First Known Use of orangish

1888, in the meaning defined above

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“Orangish.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/orangish. Accessed 3 Oct. 2022.

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