Definitions

Sorry, no definitions found.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • Two skull-like constructions lay inert violated by pests and festering in the dim light.

    Alexander Adler: Georg Baselitz: The Early Sixties

  • Yes, you can see skull-like shells of windowless buildings.

    Howard Fineman: Newark's Story -- and Ours

  • This King of Pop, it must be said, is the Haitian version, with an even more skull-like physiognomy than MJ's and a felt chapeau worthy of the Baron Samedi, voodoo's Lord of the Graveyard.

    Amy Wilentz: Frantz Zephirin's Heroic Portraits

  • Both were tall and thin, although Uncle Gib was taller and thinner, both had skull-like faces and a hungry, deprived look, thin-lipped, their eyes suspicious and their noses sensitive.

    Portobello

  • His past shrouded in mystery, his identity hidden beneath a suit of black armor and a skull-like helm, Corvis Rebaine carved a bloody path through Imphallion, aided by Davro, a savage ogre, and Seilloah, a witch with a taste for human flesh.

    “The Conqueror’s Shadow” by Ari Marmell (Reviewed by Robert Thompson)

  • His past shrouded in mystery, his identity hidden beneath a suit of enchanted black armor and a skull-like helm, Corvis Rebaine carved a bloody path through Imphallion, aided by Davro, a savage ogre, and Seilloah, a witch with a taste for human flesh.

    Mihir’s Anticipated 2010 Books

  • I can see him now, his large head looming skull-like in the dimming afternoon light.

    CONSPIRATA

  • Ghoulish laughter came from one of the other cloaks, and a skull-like head popped out and rolled down the slight hill where they stood.

    The Three Furies

  • McAllister gave his skull-like smile and lit another cigarette.

    A Small Death in the Great Glen

  • Isolde saw the heads of the men on the lower benches turn in her direction, saw Hywell himself stiffen, a flicker that might have been either anger or fear crossing his skull-like face.

    Dark Moon of Avalon

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.