Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Like fish; suggestive of fish; having some of the qualities of fish.

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  • adjective Having some characteristics of a fish.
  • adjective Similar to that of a fish; as, fishlike scales, fishlike eyes

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Examples

  • How often as a boy had he been rapped into a galvanic activity out of the deep reveries he used to fall into -- those fits of a kind of fishlike day-dream.

    The Return

  • We watched him move around, fishlike, on the sonogram.

    Books & Writers

  • Elected as marshal after the mysterious death of his predecessor, Dughan had, over the past few seasons, brought and kept order and peace to Goldshire by clearing out not only the kobolds, but wild wolves and bears, bandits, the fishlike murlocs, and more.

    WORLD OF WARCRAFT STORMRAGE

  • We watched him move around, fishlike, on the sonogram.

    Guest Essay: Kyle Minor

  • After dinner, Ginny bathed her, working the wet washcloth over her spine, the sharp ridges ancient and fishlike.

    Strangers at the Feast

  • Elected as marshal after the mysterious death of his predecessor, Dughan had, over the past few seasons, brought and kept order and peace to Goldshire by clearing out not only the kobolds, but wild wolves and bears, bandits, the fishlike murlocs, and more.

    WORLD OF WARCRAFT STORMRAGE

  • We watched him move around, fishlike, on the sonogram.

    November 2008

  • After dinner, Ginny bathed her, working the wet washcloth over her spine, the sharp ridges ancient and fishlike.

    Strangers at the Feast

  •  As you watch, he becomes ever smaller, less defined, finally a little fishlike creature, then a blob, and finally a few cells that dwindle on the floor and disappear.

    Who Do You Say I Am

  • Elected as marshal after the mysterious death of his predecessor, Dughan had, over the past few seasons, brought and kept order and peace to Goldshire by clearing out not only the kobolds, but wild wolves and bears, bandits, the fishlike murlocs, and more.

    WORLD OF WARCRAFT STORMRAGE

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