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  • adj. Resembling a hand.


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hand +‎ -like


  • The inhuman hung unconscious from his hoverball rig, his handlike feet swinging a meter from the ground.

    Scott Westerfeld: Uglies Quartet

  • The tree line did follow a handlike pattern, if you squinted … and ignored the fact that there were only three fingers.

    Half Upon a Time

  • It dived forward, extended its big handlike feet, and snatched Dor out of the air.

    Falcon Street

  • Caught with his handlike paws full of litter, paralyzed by the light, stood a fat raccoon.


  • Dick would have been willing to take an oath that SCat's forepaws were even more handlike than SKitty's, and that his tail showed some signs of being prehensile.


  • A last glimpse of her long legs and her handlike feet, then the hatch cover swings down and clamps in place.

    A King of Infinite Space

  • It was a good thing that she had handlike foreclaws, and not Skan's fighting claws-with no mage-lights available, it was either a lamp or nothing, and he couldn't light a lamp.

    The White Gryphon

  • Her tail lashed as she spun out the energies, linked them all in together, and flung them with handlike paws at the Mach I-

    Chrome Circle

  • Talons thickened, straightened into short, hard spikes; claws became more handlike, and covered with tough skin.

    The Elvenbane

  • It was a serpentine form, with a dozen handlike projections along its sides.

    Robot Adept


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