6 letter words ending in ish

Aguish (a.) Having the qualities of an ague; somewhat cold or shivering; chilly; shaky.

Aguish (a.) Productive of, or affected by, ague; as, the aguish districts of England.

Arrish (n.) The stubble of wheat or grass; a stubble field; eddish.

Aspish (a.) Pertaining to, or like, an asp.

Assish (a.) Resembling an ass; asinine; stupid or obstinate.

Babish (a.) Like a babe; a childish; babyish.

Banish (v. t.) To condemn to exile, or compel to leave one's country, by authority of the ruling power.

Banish (v. t.) To drive out, as from a home or familiar place; -- used with from and out of.

Banish (v. t.) To drive away; to compel to depart; to dispel.

Bluish (a.) Somewhat blue; as, bluish veins.

Boyish (a.) Resembling a boy in a manners or opinions; belonging to a boy; childish; trifling; puerile.

Cowish (v. t.) Timorous; fearful; cowardly.

Cowish (n.) An umbelliferous plant (Peucedanum Cous) with edible tuberous roots, found in Oregon.

Coyish (a.) Somewhat coy or reserved.

Danish (a.) Belonging to the Danes, or to their language or country.

Danish (n.) The language of the Danes.

Dawish (a.) Like a daw.

Dimish (a.) See Dimmish.

Dotish (a.) Foolish; weak; imbecile.

Dovish (a.) Like a dove; harmless; innocent.

Dudish (a.) Like, or characterized of, a dude.

Eadish (n.) See Eddish.

Eddish (n.) Aftermath; also, stubble and stubble field. See Arrish.

Elfish (a.) Of or relating to the elves; elflike; implike; weird; scarcely human; mischievous, as though caused by elves.

Elvish (a.) Pertaining to elves; implike; mischievous; weird; also, vacant; absent in demeanor. See Elfish.

Elvish (a.) Mysterious; also, foolish.

Famish (v. t.) To starve, kill, or destroy with hunger.

Famish (v. t.) To exhaust the strength or endurance of, by hunger; to distress with hanger.

Famish (v. t.) To kill, or to cause to suffer extremity, by deprivation or denial of anything necessary.

Famish (v. t.) To force or constrain by famine.

Famish (v. i.) To die of hunger; to starve.

Famish (v. i.) To suffer extreme hunger or thirst, so as to be exhausted in strength, or to come near to perish.

Famish (v. i.) To suffer extremity from deprivation of anything essential or necessary.

Fetish (n.) A material object supposed among certain African tribes to represent in such a way, or to be so connected with, a supernatural being, that the possession of it gives to the possessor power to control that being.

Fetish (n.) Any object to which one is excessively devoted.

Fetish (a.) Alt. of Fetishistic

Finish (v. t.) To arrive at the end of; to bring to an end; to put an end to; to make an end of; to terminate.

Finish (v. t.) To bestow the last required labor upon; to complete; to bestow the utmost possible labor upon; to perfect; to accomplish; to polish.

Finish (v. i.) To come to an end; to terminate.

Finish (v. i.) To end; to die.

Finish (n.) That which finishes, puts an end to/ or perfects.

Finish (n.) The joiner work and other finer work required for the completion of a building, especially of the interior. See Inside finish, and Outside finish.

Finish (n.) The labor required to give final completion to any work; hence, minute detail, careful elaboration, or the like.

Finish (n.) See Finishing coat, under Finishing.

Finish (n.) The result of completed labor, as on the surface of an object; manner or style of finishing; as, a rough, dead, or glossy finish given to cloth, stone, metal, etc.

Finish (n.) Completion; -- opposed to start, or beginning.

Foxish (a.) Foxlike.

Famish (a.) Smoky; hot; choleric.

Garish (a.) Showy; dazzling; ostentatious; attracting or exciting attention.

Garish (a.) Gay to extravagance; flighty.

Gluish (a.) Somewhat gluey.

Harish (a.) Like a hare.

Homish (a.) Like a home or a home circle.

Illish (a.) Somewhat ill.

Jadish (a.) Vicious; ill-tempered; resembling a jade; -- applied to a horse.

Jadish (a.) Unchaste; -- applied to a woman.

Jewish (a.) Of or pertaining to the Jews or Hebrews; characteristic of or resembling the Jews or their customs; Israelitish.

Kerish (a.) Clownish; boorish.

Kitish (a.) Like or relating to a kite.

Kumish (n.) Alt. of Kumiss

Lamish (a.) Somewhat lame.

Latish (a.) Somewhat late.

Lavish (a.) Expending or bestowing profusely; profuse; prodigal; as, lavish of money; lavish of praise.

Lavish (a.) Superabundant; excessive; as, lavish spirits.

Lavish (v. t.) To expend or bestow with profusion; to use with prodigality; to squander; as, to lavish money or praise.

Lowish (a.) Somewhat low.

Marish (n.) Low, wet ground; a marsh; a fen; a bog; a moor.

Marish (a.) Moory; fenny; boggy.

Marish (a.) Growing in marshes.

Minish (a.) To diminish; to lessen.

Modish (a.) According to the mode, or customary manner; conformed to the fashion; fashionable; hence, conventional; as, a modish dress; a modish feast.

Monish (v. t.) To admonish; to warn. See Admonish.

Mopish (a.) Dull; spiritless; dejected.

Mulish (a.) Like a mule; sullen; stubborn.

Newish (a.) Somewhat new; nearly new.

Oafish (a.) Like an oaf; simple.

Offish (a.) Shy or distant in manner.

Oldish (a.) Somewhat old.

Owlish (a.) Resembling, or characteristic of, an owl.

Palish (a.) Somewhat pale or wan.

Parish (n.) That circuit of ground committed to the charge of one parson or vicar, or other minister having cure of souls therein.

Parish (n.) The same district, constituting a civil jurisdiction, with its own officers and regulations, as respects the poor, taxes, etc.

Parish (n.) An ecclesiastical society, usually not bounded by territorial limits, but composed of those persons who choose to unite under the charge of a particular priest, clergyman, or minister; also, loosely, the territory in which the members of a congregation live.

Parish (n.) In Louisiana, a civil division corresponding to a county in other States.

Parish (a.) Of or pertaining to a parish; parochial; as, a parish church; parish records; a parish priest; maintained by the parish; as, parish poor.

Perish (v. i.) To be destroyed; to pass away; to become nothing; to be lost; to die; hence, to wither; to waste away.

Perish (v. t.) To cause perish.

Polish (a.) Of or pertaining to Poland or its inhabitants.

Polish (n.) The language of the Poles.

Polish (v. t.) To make smooth and glossy, usually by friction; to burnish; to overspread with luster; as, to polish glass, marble, metals, etc.

Polish (v. t.) Hence, to refine; to wear off the rudeness, coarseness, or rusticity of; to make elegant and polite; as, to polish life or manners.

Polish (v. i.) To become smooth, as from friction; to receive a gloss; to take a smooth and glossy surface; as, steel polishes well.

Polish (n.) A smooth, glossy surface, usually produced by friction; a gloss or luster.

Polish (n.) Anything used to produce a gloss.

Polish (n.) Fig.: Refinement; elegance of manners.

Popish (a.) Of or pertaining to the pope; taught or ordained by the pope; hence, of or pertaining to the Roman Catholic Church; -- often used opprobriously.

Punish (v. t.) To impose a penalty upon; to afflict with pain, loss, or suffering for a crime or fault, either with or without a view to the offender's amendment; to cause to suffer in retribution; to chasten; as, to punish traitors with death; a father punishes his child for willful disobedience.

Punish (v. t.) To inflict a penalty for (an offense) upon the offender; to repay, as a fault, crime, etc., with pain or loss; as, to punish murder or treason with death.

Punish (v. t.) To injure, as by beating; to pommel.

Radish (n.) The pungent fleshy root of a well-known cruciferous plant (Raphanus sativus); also, the whole plant.

Rakish (a.) Dissolute; lewd; debauched.

Rakish (a.) Having a saucy appearance indicative of speed and dash.

Ravish (v. t.) To seize and carry away by violence; to snatch by force.

Ravish (v. t.) To transport with joy or delight; to delight to ecstasy.

Ravish (v. t.) To have carnal knowledge of (a woman) by force, and against her consent; to rape.

Rawish (a.) Somewhat raw.

Relish (v. t.) To taste or eat with pleasure; to like the flavor of; to partake of with gratification; hence, to enjoy; to be pleased with or gratified by; to experience pleasure from; as, to relish food.

Relish (v. t.) To give a relish to; to cause to taste agreeably.

Relish (v. i.) To have a pleasing or appetizing taste; to give gratification; to have a flavor.

Relish (n.) A pleasing taste; flavor that gratifies the palate; hence, enjoyable quality; power of pleasing.

Relish (n.) Savor; quality; characteristic tinge.

Relish (n.) A taste for; liking; appetite; fondness.

Relish (n.) That which is used to impart a flavor; specifically, something taken with food to render it more palatable or to stimulate the appetite; a condiment.

Relish (n.) The projection or shoulder at the side of, or around, a tenon, on a tenoned piece.

Romish (a.) Belonging or relating to Rome, or to the Roman Catholic Church; -- frequently used in a disparaging sense; as, the Romish church; the Romish religion, ritual, or ceremonies.

Ropish (a.) Somewhat ropy.

Rudish (a.) Somewhat rude.

Skyish (a.) Like the sky, or approaching the sky; lofty; ethereal.

Tapish (v. i.) To lie close to the ground, so as to be concealed; to squat; to crouch; hence, to hide one's self.

Toyish (a.) Sportive; trifling; wanton.

Toyish (a.) Resembling a toy.

Unwish (v. t.) To wish not to be; to destroy by wishing.

Uppish (a.) Proud; arrogant; assuming; putting on airs of superiority.

Vanish (v. i.) To pass from a visible to an invisible state; to go out of sight; to disappear; to fade; as, vapor vanishes from the sight by being dissipated; a ship vanishes from the sight of spectators on land.

Vanish (v. i.) To be annihilated or lost; to pass away.

Vanish (n.) The brief terminal part of vowel or vocal element, differing more or less in quality from the main part; as, a as in ale ordinarily ends with a vanish of i as in ill, o as in old with a vanish of oo as in foot.

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