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)

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Numeral

• (cardinal) A numerical value after two and before four. Represented in Arabic digits as ; This many dots (•••).
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• 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)

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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

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

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threeish

English

Noun

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