Definition of Eve-ish in English:

Eve-ish

adjective

  • Like the biblical figure of Eve, the first woman, especially in being curious; characteristic or reminiscent of Eve.

Origin

Mid 18th century; earliest use found in Samuel Richardson (bap. 1689, d. 1761), printer and author. From the name of Eve, the first woman in biblical accounts of creation + -ish.

Pronunciation

Eve-ish

/ˈiːvɪʃ/