Definitions

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  • adj. Resembling or characteristic of a hurricane.

Etymologies

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hurricane +‎ -like

Examples

  • Like that earlier flu, avian flu unleashes an unusual hurricanelike storm of immune-system signaling proteins called cytokines, which signal the immune system to combat microbial invaders.

    The Autoimmune Epidemic

  • For the most part, though, Palwick doesn't spend a great deal of time foregrounding her SF elements; the only real sense of the effect global warning has had on this world, for example, is a massive, hurricanelike storm that opens the novel, and the main evidence of terrorism is a particularly harrowing episode in which a character is dismembered by an army of reprogrammed service robots.

    Bookish Bliss

  • National weather service warns of hurricanelike conditions.

    ABC News: Top Stories

  • “I was at the opening of polo and I really like this event a lot more because there’s not hurricanelike winds messing up the base ’do,” he said, motioning toward his hair.

    Hamptons Summer Ends Not With a Bang, But a ... Vrooom!

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