Definitions

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  • adjective Resembling or characteristic of an alley.

Etymologies

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alley +‎ -like

Examples

  • Favorite moments: Provenza gunning a car over the dummy in the alleylike a little boy with a new Tonka truck.

    'The Closer' recap: A tricky mystery and a return to top form | EW.com

  • Its alleylike streets, winding around historic buildings, make the old seaport a perfect place for serious trouble.

    Peace And Quiet

  • She found herself in an alleylike street lined with pub and restaurant delivery entrances.

    Leave the Grave Green

  • She passed the alleylike opening of a small street crowded with little shops, thinking how they'd kill her — Poppa James and Amelia Blue — if they really knew about her, and what she was doing for the money to buy stuff like gold chains and Sassoon jeans.

    the dirty duck

  • She passed the alleylike opening of a small street crowded with little shops, thinking how they'd kill her — Poppa James and Amelia Blue — if they really knew about her, and what she was doing for the money to buy stuff like gold chains and Sassoon jeans.

    The Dirty Duck

  • Here, a few steps below street level in an alleylike space, you can sit up-close at the counter and watch guys in head scarves stir cauldrons of broth and char slabs of boiled pork with a blowtorch for the house specialty, chicken paitan ramen, a rather minimalist soup of chewy egg noodles, scallions, onions, nori and a few tender slices of char sui pork in a deeply chicken-y base ($9.25).

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  • Like she said, it wasn’t much—a tiny living room, half of which was taken up by a brick fireplace, an alleylike kitchen with a green linoleum floor, and what I at first thought was a closet in the back but turned out to be her bedroom.

    THE LAST GREAT GETAWAY of the WATER BALLOON BOYS

  • Like she said, it wasn’t much—a tiny living room, half of which was taken up by a brick fireplace, an alleylike kitchen with a green linoleum floor, and what I at first thought was a closet in the back but turned out to be her bedroom.

    THE LAST GREAT GETAWAY of the WATER BALLOON BOYS

  • Like she said, it wasn’t much—a tiny living room, half of which was taken up by a brick fireplace, an alleylike kitchen with a green linoleum floor, and what I at first thought was a closet in the back but turned out to be her bedroom.

    THE LAST GREAT GETAWAY of the WATER BALLOON BOYS

  • Like she said, it wasn’t much—a tiny living room, half of which was taken up by a brick fireplace, an alleylike kitchen with a green linoleum floor, and what I at first thought was a closet in the back but turned out to be her bedroom.

    THE LAST GREAT GETAWAY of the WATER BALLOON BOYS

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