smartish

adjective
smart·​ish | \ ˈsmärtish \

Definition of smartish

1 : somewhat smart : fairly smart a smartish little bar— William Sansom
2 : of considerable importance or significance (as in amount, number, degree, quality) a smartish distance some smartish lambs … fat as snails— A. E. Coppard

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First Known Use of smartish

1738, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for smartish

smart entry 2 + -ish

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“Smartish.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/smartish. Accessed 26 Jan. 2021.

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