from The Century Dictionary.

  • Doubtful; wavering.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective obsolete Doubtful; skittish.

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  • adjective Uncertain, doubtful; skittish


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From boggle +‎ -ish


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  • Or for the rest of us: bog·lish, i.e. /ˈbɒglɪʃ/.

    Inclined to boggle ("shy, start"), from 'bogle' "a spectre (such as horses are reputed to see)". Only quotation OED has is from 1656: Nothing is more sly, touchy and boglish.

    July 9, 2008

  • JM is bogglish about certain uncertain things.

    April 29, 2010