Definitions

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  • adjective Resembling a banner
  • adverb So as to resemble a banner

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adverb like a banner

Etymologies

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banner +‎ -like

Examples

  • The bannerlike leaves of the fodder-shocks rustled lightly at our approach, sounding like stiff paper scrubbing together.

    Fatal Circle

  • There had always been something bright and bannerlike in her aspect, but now her look drooped, and she hung at half-mast, as it were.

    The Quicksand

  • A tiny figure of a woman -- so old, so fragile as to look as if she were made of transparent porcelain -- appeared as he spoke from an arbour at the far end of the little garden, an arbour whose grapevines hung bannerlike over the precipice.

    The Guests Of Hercules

  • He came flying back from a brook waving his garment bannerlike.

    The Red Badge of Courage

  • The metal sculpture is a large, flowing bannerlike form with seven flags that will turn with the wind.

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