Definitions

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  • adj. Resembling a gladiator or some aspect of one.

Etymologies

gladiator +‎ -like (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Inside the “Dream Theater”—an elevated gladiatorlike arena surrounded by nets—performers with whips and sticks prodded tigers to jump through flaming hoops and ride on the backs of horses.

    When a Billion Chinese Jump

  • (Peck's evening look was adorned with a chunky green necklace and snakeskin gladiatorlike heels.)

    theleafchronicle.com - Local News

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