Definitions

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  • adjective Resembling or characteristic of a mane.

Etymologies

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mane +‎ -like

Examples

  • He was manlike, but had many attributes of a huge and powerful cat-a golden pelt, manelike hair, the teeth of a carnivoreand the more Ancar examined him, the more certain he became that those "attributes" had been created.

    Widows and Orphans

  • He was manlike, but had many attributes of a huge and powerful cat-a golden pelt, manelike hair, the teeth of a carnivoreand the more Ancar examined him, the more certain he became that those "attributes" had been created.

    Winds Of Fury

  • The gold clip which had held her ears pinned back to the long manelike growth of hair clattered across the room, landing against the bulkhead.

    Killing Time

  • Unser aller Mutter Erde (Earth: Mother of Us All), 1900, a pregnant woman stalks across a bleak landscape, hands raised and manelike hair flowing, as a trail of decapitated heads extends behind her.

    artforum.com

  • Chameleon originated as Greek chamaí ` on the ground 'plus léoacute; n,' ` lion, 'from the shape of the animal's manelike head.

    VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol XVIII No 3

  • Bekka’s hair, which had grown miraculously silky and manelike between seventh and eighth grade, was her pride and joy.

    Loser/Queen

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