Definitions

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  • adjective Characteristic of, or like, an ox.

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  • adjective Resembling an ox or some aspect of one: strong, foolish, etc.

Etymologies

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ox +‎ -like

Examples

  • The best he could manage was a dull, oxlike misery.

    Full-Blooded Fantasy

  • The best he could manage was a dull, oxlike misery.

    Full-Blooded Fantasy

  • The best he could manage was a dull, oxlike misery.

    The Sea of Trolls

  • The best he could manage was a dull, oxlike misery.

    The Sea of Trolls

  • He goes about his work with oxlike steadiness and eats in silence.

    Asimov's Science Fiction

  • Francesca removed part of her oxlike client's anatomy from her mouth.

    The Shadow Of The Lion

  • Over by the bar a good-looking boy in the dusty clothes of a trailhand just in from Virginia City and his oxlike older brother had gotten into a vociferous argument over a girl with a dark-haired gambler, their voices rising higher and higher over Ishmael's quiet instructions to Jason.

    Ishmael

  • Over by the bar a good-looking boy in the dusty clothes of a trailhand just in from Virginia City and his oxlike older brother had gotten into a vociferous argument over a girl with a dark-haired gambler, their voices rising higher and higher over Ishmael's quiet instructions to Jason.

    Ishmael

  • This sally did not appear even to dent Crassus's oxlike composure.

    Fortune's Favorites

  • In their individual stalls only two of the six bulls remained, No. 38, the big sluggish oxlike fellow that G6mez was about to fight, and No. 47, the unshaven one who had killed Sangre A7ul ..

    Mexico

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