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  • adj. Similar to a frog (1)
  • adj. Similar to that of a frog (1); as, a froglike croak
  • adj. (Of a person) who resembles a frog (1) in some way; for example, sporting wide, bulbous eyes.
  • adv. In a froglike way; as, to hop froglike


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  • "froglike," mandeikagati [Footnote: Like the frog: staccato.] (I do everything to be "difficultly understood" myself!) -- and one should be heartily grateful for the good will to some refinement of interpretation.

    Beyond Good and Evil

  • He claims that his only quarrel is with “the idolatry of woman,” but it is one thing to want to take la femme off her pedestal — assuming she was still on it in the 1930s — and another to assert that when lying on her back during sex she looks “ridiculous … froglike.”

    Monster of Marriage

  • The form was vaguely human, but also amphibian, with a froglike mouth opened wide and glittering white gems for eyes.

    End of Time

  • On the Boston ferry, I'm most like that guy by the rail — I mean we share a vocabulary of forms, being froglike both of us, and fifty some.

    The Line

  • The froglike, grasshopper-legged being into whose presence the constables had conducted the away team regarded its prisoners with wide, curious eyes.

    Star Trek: Typhon Pact: Seize the Fire

  • Evesh folded her froglike arms across her chest, her finned feet splayed in an aggressive stance.

    Star Trek: Typhon Pact: Seize the Fire

  • The squat, froglike god Dagon was seventeen feet tall—both statue and model designed to look as if they were over a hundred feet tall.

    Empire of Dreams

  • Mike darts her eyes toward me when I make a small, froglike sound to keep the burp inside.

    The Case For Foreign Independent Flicks

  • His eyes bulged in a froglike way, and his nostrils were clogged shut.

    Parasite Rex

  • The face was a trifle froglike, for his pale blue eyes had a tendency to pop out—exophthalmia, the Greeks called it.

    Antony and Cleopatra


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