Definitions

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  • adj. Resembling a domino (game piece) or some aspect of one, especially the propensity to tumble in a chain reaction.

Etymologies

domino +‎ -like (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The most recent stock run-up came after a complex restructuring last year, involving a dominolike series of share sales among various Riady companies.

    Money On The Move

  • The dominolike rows of housing blocks "had the air of empty theoretical speculations," wrote William J.R. Curtis, in "Modernist Architecture Since 1900."

    Skyline Sculptor

  • This was the year that communism collapsed, dominolike, throughout Eastern Europe.

    THE COMMANDING HEIGHTS

  • House, the vacancy in Chicago's mayoral race could touch off a dominolike series of personnel changes at the White House.

    NYT > Home Page

  • The earliest European references to playing cards date to the 1300s, though a dominolike form emerged earlier in China.

    seMissourian.com Headlines

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