vaporish

adjective
va·​por·​ish | \ ˈvā-p(ə-)rish How to pronounce vaporish (audio) \

Definition of vaporish

1 : resembling or suggestive of vapor
2 : given to fits of the vapors

Other Words from vaporish

vaporishness noun

First Known Use of vaporish

circa 1644, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for vaporish

vapor entry 1 + -ish

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The first known use of vaporish was circa 1644

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“Vaporish.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/vaporish. Accessed 2 Jul. 2022.

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vaporish

adjective
va·​por·​ish
variants: or chiefly British vapourish \ ˈvāp-​ər-​ish How to pronounce vaporish (audio) \

Medical Definition of vaporish

: affected by the vapors : given to fits of depression or hysteria

Other Words from vaporish

vaporishness or chiefly British vapourishness noun

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