Definitions

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  • adj. Resembling or characteristic of a frontier.

Etymologies

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frontier +‎ -like

Examples

  • There's also a very funny sequence in a low-life bar on a remote planet, a frontierlike establishment where they serve customers who look like turtles, apes, pythons, and various amalgams of same, but draw the line at robots.

    Archive 2004-09-01

  • The mafiozy were richer, cleverer, more lavish, and more aggressive than the expatriate businessmen arriving in Moscow, lured by Western journalists 'portrayal of Russia as the "Wild East" — a tantalizing but deceptive catchphrase that implied frontierlike opportunity for all in a munificent wilderness.

    Russia Is Finished

  • The frontierlike setting and its postapocalyptic elements are the stars here. "

    Locus Online News

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