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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Having or tending to have sudden attack of illness, faintness, or especially nausea.

Usage examples (35)
  • "qualmish" for a few hours, but that (they fancy) will but highten the general enjoyment of the voyage.
  • My muse is taken a little qualmish, therefore pray excuse her.
  • Soft the divan on the sides, with spittoons for the qualmish and queesy.
  • "If Britannia rules the waves," said a qualmish writing-master, going to for more
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