Definitions

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  • adj. Resembling or characteristic of a roach (insect).

Etymologies

roach +‎ -like (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • A nice Deletrius spell on Ron's little sister, too minor for anyone to miss if she died, would thin the Weasleys 'roachlike brood.

    Which Harry Potter Character Gets Whacked?

  • There was a Brainbox, the roachlike Tek chips, and the electrodes to hook up the box to your skull.

    Tek Lab

  • Scientific American article on transparent marine animals: siphonophores, Venus's girdles, jellyfish, and roachlike creatures whose needle-shaped guts rendered their partly digested but still-opaque contents as inconspicuous as possible.

    Slate Magazine

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