qualmish

adjective

qualm·​ish ˈkwä-mish How to pronounce qualmish (audio)
 also  ˈkwȯ-,
or
ˈkwäl- How to pronounce qualmish (audio)
1
a
: feeling qualms : nauseated
b
: overly scrupulous : squeamish
2
: of, relating to, or producing qualms
qualmishly adverb
qualmishness noun

Examples of qualmish in a Sentence

some passengers felt a little qualmish after the bumpy landing on the airstrip

Word History

First Known Use

1548, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

Time Traveler
The first known use of qualmish was in 1548

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Cite this Entry

“Qualmish.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/qualmish. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

Kids Definition

qualmish

adjective
qualm·​ish ˈkwäm-ish How to pronounce qualmish (audio) ˈkwälm- How to pronounce qualmish (audio)
 also  ˈkwȯm-ish
1
: feeling qualms : nauseated
2
: of, relating to, or producing qualms
qualmishness noun
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