Definitions

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  • adjective Resembling or characteristic of a date (the fruit).

Etymologies

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date +‎ -like

Examples

  • Roger and Shirley Meyer grow three dozen varieties of jujubes, a mahogany datelike fruit much loved in Asia, on their Southern California farm.

    The Fruit Hunters

  • Roger and Shirley Meyer grow three dozen varieties of jujubes, a mahogany datelike fruit much loved in Asia, on their Southern California farm.

    The Fruit Hunters

  • Roger and Shirley Meyer grow three dozen varieties of jujubes, a mahogany datelike fruit much loved in Asia, on their Southern California farm.

    The Fruit Hunters

  • By the time we’d actually started going out together, things were pretty comfortable and casual between us, which made going out seem a lot less … well, datelike.

    At First Sight

  • He straightened the collar of the same Brooks Brothers button-down shirt he’d worn at his sister’s birthday party—sans tie, which he’d decided was too formal and datelike—and the Saint Laurie slacks.

    Betrayed

  • He straightened the collar of the same Brooks Brothers button-down shirt he’d worn at his sister’s birthday party—sans tie, which he’d decided was too formal and datelike—and the Saint Laurie slacks.

    Betrayed

  • By the time we’d actually started going out together, things were pretty comfortable and casual between us, which made going out seem a lot less … well, datelike.

    At First Sight

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