1. resembling a block in shape
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How To Use blockish In A Sentence

  • 141 Bicipitous Serpents with the head at each extreme, jobbernowl is 'A blockish or stupid head; a ludicrous term for the head, usually connoting stupidity' 1599 MARSTON Sco. SHEIDLOWER ON JOHNSON.
  • The restaurant is housed in a nondescript small blockish building, which has in the past served as an internet cafe and a shop for plumbing supplies.
  • It may be comprehensive and easy to navigate, but - unusually - the design is a little blockish and dour.
  • The double doors were closed, but they were also, he realized as he neared them, bolted shut with a heavy chain wound through each handle and held fast with a blockish padlock. The Glass Books of the Dream Eaters
  • The Su Tongpo poetry of the Kusoshi is printed in clear, blockish characters, while the waka verses appear in a mixture of cursive characters and kana syllables.
  • We strolled outside, squinted our eyes at the brilliant sun burning behind blockish brick apartment buildings. Molecules
  • 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. Gods | Miette's Bedtime Story Podcast
  • Pickaxe, grosse feeding and labour, do quench al sensual and fleshly concupiscence, yea, in such as till and husband the ground, by making them dull, blockish, and (almost) meere senslesse of understanding. The Decameron
  • Those who can not understand this look blockish.
  • This was done at his return from the little paltry town, even then when Master Antitus of Cressplots was licentiated, and had passed his degrees in all dullery and blockishness, according to this sentence of the canonists, Beati Dunces, quoniam ipsi stumblaverunt. Gargantua and Pantagruel, Illustrated, Book 2
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