Wallowish
Wallowish Wal"low*ish, a. [Scot. wallow to fade or wither.] Flat; insipid. [Obs.] --Overbury. [1913 Webster]

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  • wallowish — adjective /ˈwɒləʊɪʃ/ Tasteless or having an unpleasant taste; nauseous, sickly sweet. I have eaten some, whereof the taste is somewhat sweet and wallowish …   Wiktionary

  • wallowish — adjective Etymology: obsolete English dialect wallow tasteless, insipid (from Middle English walhwe, walh) + English ish more at waugh : flat, insipid give a taste and edge … to that dull and wallowish flatness Philemon Holland …   Useful english dictionary

  • affadir — [ afadir ] v. tr. <conjug. : 2> • 1226; de 1. a et fade 1 ♦ Vx Faire défaillir, écœurer. Un été orageux sévit, « affadissant toutes les volontés » (Huysmans). 2 ♦ (XVIe) Rendre fade, priver de saveur, de force (en art). La sensiblerie des… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • walch —  insipid, fresh, waterish. In the South we say WALLOWISH, meaning somewhat nauseous …   A glossary of provincial and local words used in England

  • warsh —  insipid, fresh, waterish. In the South we say WALLOWISH, meaning somewhat nauseous …   A glossary of provincial and local words used in England

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