vaporish

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj vaporish resembling or characteristic of vapor "vaporous clouds"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Vaporish Full of vapors; vaporous.
    • Vaporish Hypochondriacal; affected by hysterics; splenetic; peevish; humorsome. "Pallas grew vap'rish once and odd."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • vaporish Abounding in vapors; vaporous in a physical sense: as, a vaporish cave.
    • vaporish Affected by vapors; hypochondriac; dejected; splenetic; whimsical; hysterical.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Vaporish full of vapours: hypochondriacal: peevish
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.,—L. vapor.

Usage

In literature:

No wonder the political writing in the press seems to us vaporish and without definite aims.
"Germany and the Germans" by Price Collier
Through the hazy atmosphere a cloud of dun, vaporish red could be seen trailing over the dim fells.
"A Son of Hagar" by Sir Hall Caine
I pause to brush its cobweb from my August Reverie as an idle vaporish thing.
"The International Monthly, Volume 4, No. 4, November 1, 1851" by Various
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