Definitions

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  • adj. Resembling a face.

Etymologies

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face +‎ -like

Examples

  • The front façade had an eerie, facelike quality, with a double entry serving as a gaping mouth.

    Kings of Colorado

  • Infants can detect, and prefer to look at, a face or something facelike—even three points forming a V—rather than other visual scenes.

    INSIDE OF A DOG

  • It was Wendy who told me she saw Jimmy coming out of one of the pharmacies with a really pissed-off expression on his facelike he had been trying to refill his prescription and had been turned down.

    Dark Dude

  • Unidentified facelike object peeks out from duck X-ray at wild bird rescue center

    Archive 2006-05-01

  • He had read somewhere that babies are instinctively drawn to faces, that they will fixate even on drawings or abstract, facelike shapes, and round objects with markings that might resemble eye-mouth-nose.

    You Remind Me of Me « Gerry Canavan

  • I could almost see his face, but it had no features, just a glimpse of a facelike flash going by as he was with her.

    POSTMORTEM

  • For instance, apart from the cloud piece, it led me to Steve Seitz 'page on View Morphing; the surprising story of Wayne Joseph, who after a lifetime of considering himself black was shocked when DNA tests showed he had no Afro-Caribbean ancestry at all; and the Heike Crab (aka Samurai Crab) which appears to have acquired a' Samurai face 'shell design through artificial selection over centuries (due to a local legend, facelike ones were returned to the sea rather than eaten).

    Cloud holes and vortices

  • But somehow, the Holy Spirit knows what we need and flashes it inour facelike it’s in neon lights!

    May he choke on a chicken bone!

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