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


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giraffe +‎ -like


  • The Famous Poet was skinny and giraffelike: His neck was preternaturally flexible.

    To Catch a Prince

  • The first paragraph of the article is fascinating:Think Edward Scissorhands, but with bolt drivers and pliers for hands and a giraffelike neck topped with a pair of cameras resembling black cratered eyes instead of the handsome head of Johnny Depp.

    05/01/2004 - 06/01/2004

  • They were soon joined by a hunched-over giraffelike being equipped with two sets of prehensile lips in lieu of hands.

    Jed the Dead

  • He's tall — seven and a half feet, as giraffelike as an NBA center — and twice as skinny: his slender arms and legs disappear within the dense folds of his long, brightly colored robes.

    A King of Infinite Space

  • The top five or six levels of scaffolding had already been removed, and more of the girders and pipes were coming down in bundles on lines from giraffelike cranes.

    Space Platform

  • When the first prehistoric critter sneaks onto the screen, Terra Nova unspools a wondrous Spielbergian moment as a child befriends a giraffelike, 40-foot-tall herbivore.

    Wired Top Stories

  • The sort of thoughtless hit-and-hopism that a certain unnaturally skinny, unfashionably bucktoothed, comically giraffelike new Sp*rs signing - absolutely thrives on.

    British Blogs


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