Definitions

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  • adj. Resembling a pattern; regular.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. resembling a pattern or shape or outline.

Etymologies

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pattern +‎ -like

Examples

  • In the eastern sky there was a yellow patch like a rug laid for the feet of the coming sun; and against it, black and patternlike, loomed the gigantic figure of the colonel on a gigantic horse.

    The Red Badge of Courage

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