Definitions

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  • adjective Resembling a house or some aspect of one.

Etymologies

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house +‎ -like

Examples

  • Plus it's in the style I think of as "Developer's Special"--obviously meant to be rather "houselike" in a completely generic, bland and inoffensive way.

    Nothing to see here ...

  • Plus it's in the style I think of as "Developer's Special"--obviously meant to be rather "houselike" in a completely generic, bland and inoffensive way.

    Archive 2006-12-01

  • Then I worked out the geometrical elements and started pushing different layers of blue into each element, and the blues began sort of talking to one another around what I came to think of as the central houselike structure.

    House of Blues

  • Then I worked out the geometrical elements and started pushing different layers of blue into each element, and the blues began sort of talking to one another around what I came to think of as the central houselike structure.

    Archive 2009-08-01

  • The men actually doing all the work were dressed simply, in white breeches, many with colored cloths wrapped around their heads and colored sashes around their waists, but there were three people in much more elaborate clothing standing in front of the door in that houselike section, peering at the people waiting on the dock.

    The White Gryphon

  • There was a raised, houselike section in the middle of the boat that had a door and several windows in it.

    The White Gryphon

  • Holly pulled her hand out from under the robe long enough to point out the houselike structure spanning a river.

    Mistletoe and Holly

  • Holly pulled her hand out from under the robe long enough to point out the houselike structure spanning a river.

    Mistletoe and Holly

  • Holly pulled her hand out from under the robe long enough to point out the houselike structure spanning a river.

    Mistletoe and Holly

  • Holly pulled her hand out from under the robe long enough to point out the houselike structure spanning a river.

    Mistletoe and Holly

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