Definitions

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  • adjective Resembling a clam or some aspect of one.

Etymologies

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clam +‎ -like

Examples

  • It was so tempting to close up, clamlike, and hide.

    Kiss It

  • It was so tempting to close up, clamlike, and hide.

    Kiss It

  • Mark Simons Twenty-five years ago Toshiba had a vision: a clamlike device that included a keyboard and screen.

    Toshiba: Getting Ahead Of The Market

  • Mark Simons Twenty-five years ago Toshiba had a vision: a clamlike device that included a keyboard and screen.

    Toshiba: Getting Ahead Of The Market

  • Mark Simons Twenty-five years ago Toshiba had a vision: a clamlike device that included a keyboard and screen.

    Toshiba: Getting Ahead Of The Market

  • Qualms were clamlike thoughts that lay at the watery bottom of consciousness and only showed up when the water got very quiet and clear, as happened when a person was trying to drift off to sleep.

    The Color of Her Panties

  • Qualms were clamlike thoughts that lay at the watery bottom of consciousness and only showed up when the water got very quiet and clear, as happened when a person was trying to drift off to sleep.

    The Color of Her Panties

  • He lay there mur'muring spirit rhymes as he leaned over the side to watch the phosphorescent motocrullers, tiny, superfast clamlike bi'valves that made whirlpools of light beneath the shade af-forded by the ship.

    Voyage To The City Of The Dead

  • He was shaken, and the clamlike stolidity which he had assumed as protection gave way.

    Uneasy Money

  • Hailed in some quarters as one of the finest players of all time, he was a visionary midfield general who could slice apart the most clamlike of defences with his incisive, imaginative passing.

    The Independent - Frontpage RSS Feed

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