Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of respectable or pleasing appearance: as, a couple of good-like men.

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Examples

  • And then came the farmer, a good-like sort of man, grave, and well-behaved; and spoke to me in such sort, as made me a little pacified; and seeing no help for it, I went in; and the wife immediately conducted me up stairs to the best apartment, and told me, that was mine as long as I staid: and nobody should come near me but when I called.

    Pamela

  • She smelled good-like lilac-her body warm and yielding against his hard frame.

    Heart Of The Tiger

  • To a demon, evil is to be contrary to the good-like mind — to a soul, to be contrary to reason — to a body, to be contrary to nature.

    Dionysius the Areopagite, Works (1897)

  • But neither is the Evil in Angels; for if the good-like angel proclaims the goodness of God, being by participation in a secondary degree that which the

    Dionysius the Areopagite, Works (1897)

  • "You're a good-like sort of a lad, I think," said the old woman; "Sim was here ower the night last night."

    The Shadow of a Crime A Cumbrian Romance

  • One of them, he said, was a lusty black man with one eye, and the other was a good-like man, and wore a grey hat.

    Claverhouse

  • And then came the farmer, a good-like sort of man, grave, and well - behaved; and spoke to me in such sort, as made me a little pacified; and seeing no help for it, I went in; and the wife immediately conducted me up stairs to the best apartment, and told me, that was mine as long as I staid: and nobody should come near me but when I called.

    Pamela, or Virtue Rewarded

  • Southland, the new cop drama from ER producer John Wells, the more we think it actually looks good-like some pastiche mess of

    Home | The New York Observer

  • Don't get me wrong, when you're good-like with Battlestar Galactica or Eureka (and I'll even give you credit for Doctor who, despite that being a BBC show you just imported) - you're a phenomenal destination network.

    Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

  • Some are good, some are bad and some are so bad they are good-like the most watched video, "The Evolution of Dance," which has registered more than 115 million hits.

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