squarish

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

Definition of squarish

: somewhat square in form or appearance

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 Satellite photos taken before and after show that a small, squarish building in the middle of the prison complex was demolished, its roof in splinters. Susie Blann, Anchorage Daily News, 31 July 2022 Satellite photos taken before and after show that a small, squarish building in the middle of the prison complex was demolished, its roof in splinters. Susie Blann, ajc, 31 July 2022 Satellite photos taken before and after the attack show that a small, squarish building in the middle of the Olenivka prison complex was demolished, its roof in splinters. Susie Blann, ajc, 30 July 2022 Tiny squarish shapes are all over the top of the headband. Gabi Thorne, Allure, 2 May 2022 Textured imagery and a potpourri of color and black and white motivated the frame, while a squarish 1.37 aspect ratio keeps the focus on the story. Daron James, Los Angeles Times, 5 Jan. 2022 The carefully squarish, but more rectangular bag is an architectural feat with lines exalting the cannage motif. Allyson Portee, Forbes, 22 Dec. 2021 Called the Touch Card, each comes with distinct notches (round, squarish, and triangular) to set each apart. Nicole Gull Mcelroy, Fortune, 2 Nov. 2021 Kunsan also features several nondescript, squarish buildings, which are munitions bunkers designed to offer protection to bombs and missiles while containing an explosion if a fire detonates the weapons stored inside. Kyle Mizokami, Popular Mechanics, 14 July 2021 See More

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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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Last Updated

13 Aug 2022

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“Squarish.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/squarish. Accessed 14 Aug. 2022.

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