Definitions

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  • adjective Resembling a museum; especially, full of antiquities or memorabilia

Etymologies

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museum +‎ -like

Examples

  • The ground floor consists of a series of museumlike ordened spaces, offering varying views of the lake and the surroundings.

    Villa Röling by Paul de Ruiter

  • Indeed, despite its museumlike atmosphere, the White House remains a home.

    Spoken from the Heart

  • Indeed, despite its museumlike atmosphere, the White House remains a home.

    Spoken from the Heart

  • After you enter (adult admission: $19.95), the first thing you'll encounter is the very un-museumlike 85-foot-high "Sky Church."

    Seattle's Purple Haze

  • A boy and girl in one of the murals sat in a booth with ice-cream sundaes and frosty glasses of water and long-handled spoons for the sundaes and the scene was not contrived to be charming but was close to documentary in tone and the whole place was a little museumlike, I thought, with time compressed and objects arrayed of evolutionary interest.

    Underworld

  • A boy and girl in one of the murals sat in a booth with ice-cream sundaes and frosty glasses of water and long-handled spoons for the sundaes and the scene was not contrived to be charming but was close to documentary in tone and the whole place was a little museumlike, I thought, with time compressed and objects arrayed of evolutionary interest.

    Underworld

  • A boy and girl in one of the murals sat in a booth with ice-cream sundaes and frosty glasses of water and long-handled spoons for the sundaes and the scene was not contrived to be charming but was close to documentary in tone and the whole place was a little museumlike, I thought, with time compressed and objects arrayed of evolutionary interest.

    Underworld

  • Tsimmis In this museumlike Jewish restaurant, every nook and cranny is filled with doodads evoking Russian shtetl life.

    Tip Sheet

  • She was mostly recovered from her unpleasant encounter with the Horrible Harry, and the hushed museumlike atmosphere of Landon House further soothed her nerves.

    Sonnet of the Sphinx

  • We're still dressing the same way we dressed, you know, 150 years ago for concerts, and the experience, a lot of it is museumlike and reverential, in a certain way.

    Marin Alsop Takes over Baltimore Symphony

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