Definitions

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  • adj. Resembling a blade

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. shaped like a sword blade

Etymologies

blade +‎ -like (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • His wry, bladelike smile returned, and for a moment it felt like old times.

    My Fair Succubi

  • The bladelike edges sliced into his neck, finishing him instantly.

    Here There Are Monsters

  • Although the Parisian architect Jean-Paul Viguier designed the striking, cantilevered, bladelike, at once slick and luxurious structure, its unusual footprint and modernist look respond marvelously to its site and neighborhood, and Viguier's heroic efforts to "bring the sun into the project" show a sensitivity to both the city's climate and its architectural heritage, which virtually fetishizes openness and natural light.

    The Not-So-Second City

  • PUTTER Mr. Thomas prefers mallets, for their extra forgiveness compared with bladelike putters.

    The Gear Guy Speaks

  • The bladelike projections behaved like serpents, attacking and recoiling repeatedly.

    Reap the Whirlwind

  • As you can see, these are not turbine-like, they have a large, solid core, and widely separated poles, completely un-bladelike, surrounding the core.

    Wells vs tiny flies - The Panda's Thumb

  • Then the spark exploded and the creature fell, headless, to the ground as Tassadar retracted his weapon and used it, bladelike once again, on a hydralisk that had foolishly charged within range.

    Queen of Blades

  • Glancing down, he saw a hand on the barrel, a speckled green hand with bladelike nails effortlessly stopping him from bringing the weapon to bear.

    Queen of Blades

  • Her features fell sharply back from the bladelike prominence of her nose, around which, Cynthia suspected, her countersunk eyes must have had trouble focusing on anything that loomed too close.

    Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine

  • The candle flame glowed in them, giving his face a devilish cast, one the lean, harsh planes, wide brow and bladelike nose, and the tumbling locks of his thick black hair only emphasized.

    A Lady of His Own

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