Three vs Threeish - What's the difference?

three | threeish |


As nouns the difference between three and threeish

is that three is the digit/figure 3 while threeish is (colloquial) any time close to three o'clock.

As a numeral three

is (cardinal) a numerical value after two and before four represented in arabic digits as ; this many dots (•••).

three

English

(wikipedia three)

Alternative forms

* (all obsolete)

Numeral

(head)
  • (cardinal) A numerical value after two and before four. Represented in Arabic digits as ; This many dots (•••).
  • *
  • Venters began to count them—one—two—three —four—on up to sixteen.
  • (of a set or group) Having three elements.
  • Synonyms

    * (numerical value) leash, tether (dialectal)

    See also

    *

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The digit/figure 3.
  • Anything measuring three units, as length.
  • Put all the threes in a separate container.
  • A person who is three years old.
  • All the threes will go in Mrs. Smith's class, while I'll take the fours and fives.
  • The playing card featuring three pips.
  • Derived terms

    * threefold * threepence * threesome * thruppence * three-up

    See also

    * (Symbols of number three in various numeral systems) * * : 3 * * : ?, ? * : * * * * * * * * * * * * : * : III * * * *

    Statistics

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    threeish

    English

    Noun

    (-)
  • (colloquial) Any time close to three o'clock.