Definitions

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  • adj. Resembling a tent

Etymologies

tent +‎ -like (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • “Shabbat shalom,” responds the man, whose black sateen yarmulke stands up, tentlike, on his balding head.

    American Grace

  • Nothing tentlike, please, but maybe a great pair of jeans that look like normal designer jeans with an internal adjustable waistband, or a cute top from before you got really big.

    The Mommy Diet

  • A: Cabana is small cabin or tentlike structure for use as bathouse, esp. on beach or by swimming pool.

    Asking Stupid Questions « Happy Healthy Hip Parenting

  • To feel skinny on a fat day try to add structure, and perhaps play with proportion so you'll look longer and leaner - hiding under tentlike clothes will likely just remind you that you're feeling less than awesome.

    Michelle Madhok: 5 Pieces to Wear on a Fat Day

  • They apply it to Lady Gaga because she has the audacity to wear Kermit the Frog coats, Philip Treacy millinery sculptures, Alexander McQueen tentlike cloaks and Giorgio Armani crystal-studded scaffolding.

    Lady Gaga's a fashion plate, but it takes more for her to be an icon

  • The reception was held on the same property -- not inside the Beaux-Arts mansion, but in a solid tentlike structure erected for the occasion.

    Chelsea Clinton, Marc Mezvinsky wedding details: "Like a family wedding"

  • I plaster myself to its rusted sides as I hear a voice coming from a tentlike patio spilling out the back.

    Zombies vs. Unicorns

  • The Customs official moved in and pointed to a tentlike structure set up in the yard.

    Vince Flynn Collectors’ Edition #2

  • Apart from its size, it was actually a pretty simple structure: just a peaked tentlike roof mounted on steel supports, open to the air at the sides.

    THE 5 GREATEST WARRIORS

  • At the far end of the pit—in total contrast to its tentlike roof and dirt walls—was a sparkling modern structure, a cube made entirely of glass that butted up against the northern wall of the pit.

    THE 5 GREATEST WARRIORS

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