Definitions

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  • adj. Resembling the Moon, or a moon

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

  • adj. resembling the moon in shape

Etymologies

moon +‎ -like (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The 2009 robotics competition, dubbed "Lunacy," required designing and building robots that would ally with others to collect balls ("moon rocks") on a slippery ("moonlike") surface.

    Celebrity Geeks

  • Tara recognized the Queen of Pentacles, with a moonlike face, carved with high cheekbones.

    Rogue Oracle

  • They seeded the main thoroughfare, a dirt road with moonlike craters, with land mines.

    U.S. training Afghan villagers to fight the Taliban

  • Asleep in the darkened hotel suite, her face appears gentle and moonlike, nothing like it does when she is awake.

    The Lady Matador’s Hotel

  • There was a thick, moonlike twelve on her forehead.

    CSI: Crime Scene Investigation: Skin Deep

  • Her eyes were instantly riveted on one particular face staring out moonlike from between curtains of dark hair.

    Unearthly Asylum

  • Bernie had all these strange ideas about the moonlike it had no light of its own and had once been part of the earthbut all I knew was that it did things to me; hard to explain, but I felt my sharpest in moonlight.

    Dog on It

  • Put young men and women together for long stretches in the moonlike desert and they'll do what's natural.

    War And The Second Sex

  • A moonlike sun had struggled out, too weak still to dry the dew-wet grass.

    An Atlas of Impossible Longing

  • She turned around and sighed heavily at the sight of two moonlike objects.

    Sexy Beast IV

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