niceish etymology

English word niceish comes from English nice, English -ish

Detailed word origin of niceish

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
nice English (eng) Used to signify a job well done.. Used to signify approval. (dated) Very small and thus liable to not being noticed.. (now, rare) Particular in one's conduct; scrupulous, painstaking; choosy. [from 14th c.]. (obsolete) Doubtful, as to the outcome; risky. [16th-19th c.]. (obsolete) Particular as regards rules or qualities; strict. [16th-19th c.]. (obsolete) Silly, ignorant; foolish. [...]
-ish English (eng) (appended to adjectives) Somewhat.. (appended to many kinds of words) Typical or similar to.. (appended to numbers, especially times and ages) About, approximately.. (appended to roots denoting names of nations or regions) Of a nationality, place, language or similar association with something.
niceish English (eng) Somewhat or rather nice.

Words with the same origin as niceish

Descendants of nice
Niceville nyc
Descendants of -ish
amateurish boorish boyish childish devilish feverish fiendish foolish freakish freakishly girlish harish hellish ish peckish prudish reddish selfish sluggish snobbish sore sorely squeamish stylish ticklish