Definitions

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  • adj. Resembling or characteristic of a lantern.

Etymologies

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lantern +‎ -like

Examples

  • Despite the relatively traffic-free conditions, there was no shortage of wide, lanternlike eyes peering out of windows and over the edges of rooftops, prompting Vale to wonder whether Troi was picking up more curiosity than fear, more wonder than judgment.

    Star Trek: Typhon Pact: Seize the Fire

  • Sergei could not keep up, but he had given the match -- a lanternlike container alight with slow-burning fuel -- to one of the boys, so they'd be able to light their fuses, if the need arose.

    Enchantment

  • Stephy was holding up what appeared to be a lanternlike device that gave off a cheerful glow, lighting up the cave and giving Riker his first opportunity to clearly see their haven.

    Star Trek: A Rock and a Hard Place

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