Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Like or resembling a statue.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Like a statue; motionless.

Etymologies

statue +‎ -like (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Halfway to me, the dog lost interest in my statuelike body and took off in a new direction.

    Crescendo

  • He stood statuelike, all of his senses on high alert.

    American Assassin

  • Tre'valen also looked somewhere beyond An'desha, and he was just as statuelike.

    Widows and Orphans

  • These "-he pointed at the statuelike bodies-" are not of Krynn.

    Finnegan teoriza la practica de cuerdas

  • For several seconds he stood statuelike in the vastness of the forest, trying to figure out what he was hearing.

    Hell’s Gate

  • He slid in between his statuelike siblings, turned to the field, joined his hand with theirs on the baseball, and shouted:

    Sluggers: Water, Water Everywhere

  • Still, it's long been noted that these stern and statuelike portraits look like jut-jawed ubermenschen of color, and that there's a pitiless edge to their nobility.

    The Bad And The Beautiful

  • He gestured to the protoss, who sat statuelike around them.

    Shadow Hunters

  • For a long moment, she remained utterly still, statuelike but for the pulse he could see thudding at the base of her throat.

    The Ideal Bride

  • He looked a heroic figure, and there was a statuelike quality about his stance that gave me the impression he knew it.

    Borrowed Finery, A Memoir

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