Definitions

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  • adj. Resembling or characteristic of a pancake.

Etymologies

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pancake +‎ -like

Examples

  • Toad-in-the-hole is so dubbed because some comedian, squinting at a casserole of sausages covered in the same pancakelike batter as is used for popovers, thought it resembled a gang of toads sticking their little heads out of a hole.

    SARA MOULTON’S EVERYDAY FAMILY DINNERS

  • The girls up on the poles, their bodies sprayed with glitter, their faces pancakelike with foundation, became smoke-wreathed animations whose names he had never known, whose lives had nothing to do with his own, even though every one of them courted his favor and always called him Nick in the same tone they would use when addressing a protective uncle.

    Rain Gods

  • There were side dishes of hardboiled eggs with salt and cumin, and pancakelike breads.

    A House in Fez

  • When he let go the pancakelike algae flopped back down onto the ice.

    Across The Sea Of Suns

  • Marshes; extensive acres of flat land intersected by canals; here and there a low-lying farm, a shack, or cabane, to use the local dialect term, or a stack of dried, pancakelike cow pats stored for fuel.

    Maigret In Exile

  • He caught sight of a pancakelike hat, a pair of drooping shoulders, an uneven skirt.

    Death of a Peer

  • To make flat, pancakelike crumpets, spoon the batter onto the griddle and cook for about 3 to 4 minutes on one side and

    NYT > Home Page

  • To make flat, pancakelike crumpets, spoon the batter onto the griddle and cook for about 3 to 4 minutes on one side and 1 to 2 minutes on the other.

    The Seattle Times

  • Floppy bags of moist Ethiopian injera, the pancakelike flatbread.

    Denver Post: News: Breaking: Local

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