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EtymologyEdit

From alien +‎ -ish.

AdjectiveEdit

alienish (comparative more alienish, superlative most alienish)

  1. (science fiction) Characteristic of an alien; alienlike
    • 2007, Nancy Bush, Electric Blue (page 212)
      The bruise on my cheek had ripened into an underlying violet with an alienish green tinge. My ear had a red cut nicked out of it. The hot curling iron burn on my neck was starting to scab but it looked like it might hang around a lifetime.