Definitions

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  • adjective Resembling a beak; pointed

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

  • adjective resembling the beak of a bird

Etymologies

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beak +‎ -like

Examples

  • The soft tissues of its snout have worn away, leaving the "beaklike" front of its jaw exposed.

    Science

  • The soft tissues of its snout have worn away, leaving the "beaklike" front of its jaw exposed.

    Montauk Monster and Others

  • The soft tissues of its snout have worn away, leaving the "beaklike" front of its jaw exposed.

    December 2008

  • The soft tissues of its snout have worn away, leaving the "beaklike" front of its jaw exposed.

    Montauk Monster and Others

  • They go "questing" for blood donors, spearing their victims with a "beaklike projection" and drawing a "quantity of blood that is a hundred times their 'empty' weight."

    Tug-of-War With Nature

  • A Kansas engineer with wire-rimmed glasses perched always on his beaklike nose, Smith envisioned Donovan having a small $1 million a year operation; he was shocked when in two months Donovan was demanding ten times that much.

    Wild Bill Donovan

  • A Kansas engineer with wire-rimmed glasses perched always on his beaklike nose, Smith envisioned Donovan having a small $1 million a year operation; he was shocked when in two months Donovan was demanding ten times that much.

    Wild Bill Donovan

  • He sat like a king on a throne, his beaklike nose high in the air, introducing his wives.

    The Season of Risks

  • He sat like a king on a throne, his beaklike nose high in the air, introducing his wives.

    The Season of Risks

  • It was a sleek black Concorde-like jetliner with a sharp beaklike nose and missiles on its wings.

    THE 5 GREATEST WARRIORS

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  • Learnt from WeirdNet: for usage see its treatment of beak.

    August 15, 2008