11 letter words ending in ish

Anchoretish (a.) Hermitlike.

Archer fish () A small fish (Toxotes jaculator), of the East Indies; -- so called from its ejecting drops of water from its mouth at its prey. The name is also applied to Chaetodon rostratus.

Barber fish () See Surgeon fish.

Beet radish () Same as Beetrave.

Canaanitish (a.) Of or pertaining to Canaan or the Canaanites.

Cavalierish (a.) Somewhat like a cavalier.

Distinguish (v. t.) Not set apart from others by visible marks; to make distinctive or discernible by exhibiting differences; to mark off by some characteristic.

Distinguish (v. t.) To separate by definition of terms or logical division of a subject with regard to difference; as, to distinguish sounds into high and low.

Distinguish (v. t.) To recognize or discern by marks, signs, or characteristic quality or qualities; to know and discriminate (anything) from other things with which it might be confounded; as, to distinguish the sound of a drum.

Distinguish (v. t.) To constitute a difference; to make to differ.

Distinguish (v. t.) To separate from others by a mark of honor; to make eminent or known; to confer distinction upon; -- with by or for.

Distinguish (v. i.) To make distinctions; to perceive the difference; to exercise discrimination; -- with between; as, a judge distinguishes between cases apparently similar, but differing in principle.

Distinguish (v. i.) To become distinguished or distinctive; to make one's self or itself discernible.

Flying fish () A fish which is able to leap from the water, and fly a considerable distance by means of its large and long pectoral fins. These fishes belong to several species of the genus Exocoetus, and are found in the warmer parts of all the oceans.

Israelitish (a.) Of or pertaining to Israel, or to the Israelites; Jewish; Hebrew.

Old-maidish (a.) Like an old maid; prim; precise; particular.

Overbookish (a.) Excessively bookish.

Poltroonish (a.) Resembling a poltroon; cowardly.

Preadmonish (v. t.) To admonish previously.

Pricklefish (n.) The stickleback.

Reestablish (v. t.) To establish anew; to fix or confirm again; to restore; as, to reestablish a covenant; to reestablish health.

Restinguish (v. t.) To quench or extinguish.

Sea catfish () Alt. of Sea cat

Shepherdish (n.) Resembling a shepherd; suiting a shepherd; pastoral.

Suleah fish () A coarse fish of India, used in making a breakfast relish called burtah.

Swallowfish (n.) The European sapphirine gurnard (Trigla hirundo). It has large pectoral fins.

Thunderfish (n.) A large European loach (Misgurnus fossilis).

Tobias fish () The lant, or sand eel.

Unestablish (v. t.) To disestablish.

About the author

Mark McCracken

Author: Mark McCracken is a corporate trainer and author living in Higashi Osaka, Japan. He is the author of thousands of online articles as well as the Business English textbook, "25 Business Skills in English".

Copyright © 2011 by Mark McCracken, All Rights Reserved.