Definitions

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  • adj. Resembling or characteristic of a pew.

Etymologies

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pew +‎ -like

Examples

  • The redcap carried his bag into the waiting room; he sat down on one of the pewlike benches, put his guitar case beside him, and read the train schedule on the opposite wall.

    Half of Paradise

  • Simpson's, and in one of the pewlike compartments, over mutton and caper sauce, he tried to "talk a little life into her."

    Love Stories

  • This magnificent object sits at the center of a large, gray-walled gallery, flanked reverentially by eight diminutive pewlike benches meticulous reproductions of a child's settle by Stickley.

    NYT > Home Page

  • The intimate confines of the theater - with its upholstered pewlike seating and a vast rotunda looming overhead - well serves the theme: the search for transcendence through the certainties of religious faith or the vagaries of human love or both.

    NYT > Home Page

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