Vaporish Va"por*ish, a. 1. Full of vapors; vaporous. [1913 Webster]

2. Hypochondriacal; affected by hysterics; splenetic; peevish; humorsome. [1913 Webster]

Pallas grew vap'rish once and odd. --Pope. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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  • vaporish — [vā′pərish] adj. 1. like or full of vapor 2. Archaic having, or inclined to have, the vapors; in low spirits …   English World dictionary

  • vaporish — adjective resembling or characteristic of vapor vaporous clouds • Syn: ↑vaporific, ↑vapourific, ↑vapourish, ↑vaporous, ↑vapourous • Similar to: ↑gaseous …   Useful english dictionary

  • vaporish — vaporishness, n. /vay peuhr ish/, adj. 1. of the nature of or resembling vapor: a vaporish chiffon dress. 2. abounding in vapor: vaporish autumn mornings. 3. Archaic. inclined to or affected by low spirits; depressed. [1635 45; VAPOR + ISH1] * *… …   Universalium

  • vaporish — va•por•ish [[t]ˈveɪ pər ɪʃ[/t]] adj. 1) resembling vapor 2) abounding in vapor: vaporish autumn mornings[/ex] 3) archaic affected by low spirits; depressed • Etymology: 1635–45 va′por•ish•ness, n …   From formal English to slang

  • vaporish — adjective Date: circa 1644 1. resembling or suggestive of vapor 2. given to fits of the vapors • vaporishness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • vaporish — va·por·ish or chiefly Brit va·pour·ish vāp ər ish adj affected by the vapors: given to fits of depression or hysteria va·por·ish·ness or chiefly Brit va·pour·ish·ness n …   Medical dictionary

  • vaporish — adj. resembling vapor; given to depression …   English contemporary dictionary

  • vaporish — a. Splenetic, hypochondriacal, peevish, petulant, humorsome, vapory …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • vaporish — va·por·ish …   English syllables

  • vaporish — /ˈveɪpərɪʃ/ (say vaypuhrish) adjective → vapourish. –vaporishness, noun …   Australian English dictionary

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