Etymology
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waspish (adj.)
"irascible, quick to take offense; spiteful," 1560s, from wasp + -ish. Related: Waspishly; waspishness.
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snappish (adj.)
"peevish," 1540s, from snap (v.) + -ish. Related: Snappishly; snappishness.
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goatish (adj.)
"resembling a goat," especially "stinking" or "lustful," 1520s, from goat + -ish. Related: Goatishly; goatishness.
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cattish (adj.)
1590s, "cat-like," from cat (n.) + -ish. From 1883 as "catty." Related: Cattishly; cattishness.
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leftish (adj.)
1934, in the political sense, from left (adj.) + -ish. Related: Leftishness.
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Turkish (adj.)
1540s, from Turk (n.) + -ish. As a noun, "the Turkish language," from 1718.
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wolfish (adj.)
1560s, from wolf (n.) + -ish. Earlier form was wolvish (early 15c.). Related: Wolfishly; wolfishness.
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cliquish (adj.)

"relating to a clique, disposed to form cliques," 1839, from clique + -ish. Related: Cliquishly; cliquishness.

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ruttish (adj.)

"lustful, lascivious, libidinous," c. 1600 (Shakespeare); see rut (n.2) + -ish.

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bluish (adj.)
"somewhat blue," late 14c., blewysh; see blue (adj.1) + -ish.
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