- From swan + -like. (Wiktionary)
“She had regained her quiet assurance and stood now considering him, her head tilted slightly atop a neck that could only be described as swanlike.”
“I watched her as she arched her neck and tried to assume a swanlike posture of elegance and grace.”
“On this occasion, after noticing the swanlike boat, I only had to walk a minute and wait another minute for a swan to become boatlike.”
“The swanlike boat from photos no. 1 and 3 above is visible in the left background.”
“WASHINGTON — The coffee is strong, the wine a dry red poured from a tall, swanlike beaker.”
“She had a swanlike neck, a delicate and pointed chin, flirtatious lips.”
“Then the orchestra strikes up the song currently associated with the star who, blushing faintly, glides swanlike to her table, skin dazzling, diamonds winking, profile at the proper tilt.”
“When news of the ax falling on my swanlike neck got around, a fellow writer (and good friend) called to console me.”
“Alice smoothed her hair and arched her swanlike neck to the side.”
“To see my girls in those crinolines with expensive whalebones that those ladies up there wear, pretty paste on your cheeks, pearls around your swanlike necks; to see you swirling around at dances with kindly gentlemen on your arms, winning smiles on your lips and glass slippers on your feet.”
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