Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Resembling a fork or some aspect of one.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

fork +‎ -like

Examples

  • Michael was holding up an iron forklike thing with six heavy, curved tines.

    THE FORBIDDEN GAME

  • To get rid of a dandelion, use a specialized, forklike tool to pull out the plant and taproot.

    Weekend Project: Get rid of dandelions

  • It is an amphibious animal life-form that hunts using a form of natural radar, and its forklike foreclaws are capable of tearing easily through such heavy garments as cold-weather jackets and standard-issue EVA suits.

    The Starfleet Survival Guide

  • Long, slanting shadows from the sinking sun were streaking the wall of the whitewashed room with slender, forklike fingers.

    The Best Short Stories of 1920 and the Yearbook of the American Short Story

  • Misery of the most exquisite kind was tearing her heart in pieces, stabbing her throat with long, forklike pains.

    Rose O'Paradise

  • Then he unwound a strange instrument from about his waist, a wolfer's "feeler", three strands of wire twisted into a pliable cable ten feet long, the three ends of the strands extending forklike a bare two inches beyond the cable braid at one end.

    The Yellow Horde

  • It is scheduled to open in 2012 and will include two of the forklike supports that were left standing when the World Trade Center fell, as well as a stairway that enabled hundreds to escape.

    KansasCity.com: Front Page

  • As a result of that we would not require a forklike upgrade by the operator and we can also significantly reduce the end of (inaudible).

    SeekingAlpha.com: Home Page

  • I’m so fascinated by that one person’s huge, forklike hand in the bottom-middle picture.

    Very Groovy « Awful Library Books

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.