Definitions

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  • adjective Resembling a ferret or some aspect of one.

Etymologies

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ferret +‎ -like

Examples

  • The tanner saw her move and gave her a smile that showed small, ferretlike teeth.

    THE RIVER KINGS’ ROAD

  • My whole romantic future was going up in flames, right now, under the watchful, ferretlike eyes of Felicia and Ronnie.

    Sundays at Tiffany's

  • Web-search giant Google last week released a beta version of a program that uses the company's ferretlike technology to let you search your own computer.

    SEARCH: A GOOGLE OF ONE'S OWN

  • As offers for television appearances came in, he acknowledged the wonder of it all: The tall figure with the ferretlike face, having passed the fifty-year milestone, would debut in prime-time situation comedies….

    Sound and Fury

  • Martor's ferretlike face was twisted into a quite uncharacteristic smile.

    Sun of Suns

  • The style, which was calculated for a cosmopolitan image, set off a sharp-featured almost ferretlike, approaching-fifty face that had been carefully preserved by a Dallas plastic surgeon.

    The Brush Off

  • The style, which was calculated for a cosmopolitan image, set off a sharp-featured almost ferretlike, approaching-fifty face that had been carefully preserved by a Dallas plastic surgeon.

    The Brush Off

  • The style, which was calculated for a cosmopolitan image, set off a sharp-featured almost ferretlike, approaching-fifty face that had been carefully preserved by a Dallas plastic surgeon.

    The Brush Off

  • The style, which was calculated for a cosmopolitan image, set off a sharp-featured almost ferretlike, approaching-fifty face that had been carefully preserved by a Dallas plastic surgeon.

    The Brush Off

  • But the face was so ferretlike, the eyes so beady that he made you pause.

    One False Move

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