- peasant + -like (Wiktionary)
“SUMMER—GIVE YOUR HIPS SOME LOVE Summertime is meant for loose, gauzy, peasantlike tops that allow you to actually enjoy a backyard barbecue or poolside cocktail hour.”
“As dry and hard as the chambermaid in the hotel had been, she looked him over with peasantlike mistrust, without coming to the door.”
“His figure was undersized, his visage brown, hard, and peasantlike, his gesture was a gesticulation, and his voice was alternately feeble and shrill.”
“Her skin was lightly tanned, and she looked strong, but not at all peasantlike.”
“Something peasantlike in his genius may blind him a little to the finer shades of character and set him astray in his reports of cultivated society.”
“Absolutely, monsieur," I answered in a rough peasantlike voice.”
“To this there was nothing to say; so none of us said anything, except du Tertre-Jouan, _our_ marquis (No. 2), who said, in his sulky, insolent, peasantlike manner:”
“The executive in charge of production, Steven Bach, later wrote: "I knew Huppert only by reputation and had never seen her on screen She was a minor French actress with a flat, peasantlike face that was agreeable in stills without being notably pretty.”
“Bouguereau beautifully contrasts the soft and delicate flesh of the model's face and arms with the coarse peasantlike fabric she wears, a testament to his technical skill which makes the distinction so convincing and believable.”
“Wikipedia perpetuates the illusionary world of Web 1.0 which Cass Sunstein and Lawrence Lessig have critiques as creating virtual reality bubbles … in wikipedia’s case, the illusion of technical people and convenience store clerks that recognizing quality writing is as easy as 1-2-3, and it’s only necessary to have a peasantlike suspicion of the Fancy Dan style. —”
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