Definitions

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  • adj. Resembling a helmet.

Etymologies

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helmet +‎ -like

Examples

  • The man who appears on those tapes has darker, more helmetlike hair than today's Democratic nominee, but otherwise his moves are just the same as the ones Kerry used against his rivals Dean, Gephardt, and Edwards in the Democratic-primary debates.

    When George Meets John

  • Tobin glanced at the Chrysler Building, which he knew was 1,046 feet tall to the very tip of its helmetlike vertex.

    Sins of Two Fathers

  • The oddly keeled skull was different, too, as was the helmetlike headpiece.

    Jed the Dead

  • She glimmered all over, and was suddenly the wicked queen from Snow White, in a long black gown with trailing sleeves and a tight, helmetlike black hood.

    War for the Oaks

  • A deceptively thin helmetlike device cupped his head, holding it immobile.

    The Last Starfighter

  • On his legs were gaiters, and on his head a helmetlike affair of cloth with a visor in front and another behind, with eartabs fastened at the crown with a piece of black ribbon -- in other words a "Glengarry."

    The Man Who Rocked the Earth

  • Why must we all dress alike, she wondered, affect the same helmetlike hairstyle, if not to blend in, disappear, say to the forces that can track us by a fingerprint, a breath, a smattering of chromosomes: It’s not me.

    CATALYST OF SORROWS

  • Von Daniken’s theory of ancient astronauts is based on early cave drawings and geoglyphs of figures in attire that resembles modern-day space suits and strange helmetlike headgear.

    Space Ships of the Visitors

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