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Definition of "blockish" [block•ish]

  • Resembling a block, as in shape. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "blockish" in a sentence
  • "The first hardcover edition came out, what, six, seven years ago, the jacket featuring the title (The Stories of Vladimir Nabokov) in blockish paper-cut-out letters, lepidoptery-pinned to a pale blue background."
  • "We strolled outside, squinted our eyes at the brilliant sun burning behind blockish brick apartment buildings."
  • "At the Queensland Theatre Company, a blockish gray building at the foot of one of the bridges across the swollen Brisbane River, staff said they had cleared equipment from the stage and were preparing to evacuate over the course of the afternoon."