squar·​ish | \ ˈskwer-ish How to pronounce squarish (audio) \

Definition of squarish

: somewhat square in form or appearance

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Other Words from squarish

squarishly adverb
squarishness noun

Examples of squarish in a Sentence

The dog's nose is squarish.
Recent Examples on the Web These oversized, squarish sunglasses from Kenzo in chic black with tasteful gold hardware are easy to throw on for a casual errand but will also look sharp paired with more elegant attire. Nicola Fumo, Forbes, 17 Mar. 2021 Each colorized card in the set was the unique squarish size of 2 and 1/16 by 2 and a half inches. Marc Bona, cleveland, 9 Oct. 2020 Bonham shares examples of unusual crystal shapes made by cooling gallium, whose squarish natural crystal structure has been used to help stabilize nuclear bombs. Caroline Delbert, Popular Mechanics, 24 June 2020 The truck's exterior design is also new, but retains the F-150's trademark squarish upright stature. Peter Valdes-dapena, CNN, 25 June 2020 The two laptops also have slightly different profiles as a result: The Intel version's 13.5-inch screen is dimensionally smaller but has a higher 3:2 aspect ratio, so the laptop body has a taller, squarish shape when closed or opened. Mark Hachman, PCWorld, 6 Jan. 2020 Somewhat cuter is the Oxo Good Grips Compost Bin ($20), a squarish plastic affair that bears the company’s ergo-mod aesthetic and is offered in white or black. Steven Sclaroff, New York Times, 20 Nov. 2019 One bucket arm easily visible at the storage spot lay on the ground like the trunk of a gigantic redwood, albeit one with a squarish trunk instead of a round one. Steven Litt, cleveland.com, 18 Aug. 2019 At the Howard County Fair on Saturday morning, the weights were initially squarish slabs of metal. Erin B. Logan, baltimoresun.com, 7 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of squarish

1742, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of squarish was in 1742

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“Squarish.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/squarish. Accessed 20 Jun. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of squarish

: having a shape that is almost like a square

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