Definitions

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  • adj. Similar to a duck
  • adj. Similar to that of a duck; as, a ducklike beak, a ducklike grin
  • adv. in the manner of a duck; as, to walk ducklike

Etymologies

duck +‎ -like (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • This provides a lot of low comedy, with Duck acting ducklike, and then transforming into a sopping wet naked tween.

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  • Erec thought that they looked very intelligent, for ducklike creatures.

    The Three Furies

  • A ducklike creature with a black and white head and speckled black and white feathers waddled out of the bushes.

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  • The muscovy (Cairina moschata), a unique ducklike species of the South American rainforest, belongs to a small group of waterfowl that perch in trees.

    5 Chicken

  • Farther out, white-beaked, ducklike birds called coots turn over the floating leaves of water lilies to find tasty snails for their nestlings.

    The Field Guide to Wildlife Habitats of the Eastern United States

  • More guests followed: a director of educational films and his mistress; a ballet dancer trailed ducklike by his wife.

    Gorky Park

  • _Ornithorhynchus_ is the better known animal, with its close fur, webbed feet, and flattened ducklike beak, while its only other near relative, the

    The Doctrine of Evolution Its Basis and Its Scope

  • The actors, costumed in late-19th-century garb, create believable animals with just the addition of a bill, a nose, a tail or a hat, and Danielle Daggerty as Rebecca, Jemima's sister, adds a rolling ducklike waddle and posture that are perfect.

    The Seattle Times

  • The mallard, or wild duck, is another one of those critters whose major ecological impact is its breeding abilities - namely it shags everything ducklike (including the dead), until it breeds out all the competition through hybridisation and just generally pumping out baby ducks.

    Pop Crunch

  • It is a phenomenon true of so many human relationships, in which an emotional uplift entirely circumvents say, a nose that is too big or a walk that is too ducklike.

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