wannish (comparative more wannish, superlative most wannish)
- (obsolete) quite wan, quite pale
1890, Hezekiah Butterworth, The Log School-House on the Columbia:
- The moon turns the smoke into wannish clouds of white and yellow, which slowly rise, break, and disappear.
1894, Leigh Gordon Giltner, The Path of Dreams:
- Sheer slanting down the sky an opal light Pierces the snow-blur's veil of wannish gray, In iridescent sheen, tingeing the dazzling white With amethystine, gold or beryl ray.
1909, John Keats, Keats= Poems Published in 1820:
- Upon her crest she wore a wannish fire Sprinkled with stars, like Ariadne's tiar: Her head was serpent, but ah, bitter-sweet!