Definitions

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  • adj. Resembling or characteristic of a pike (fish).

Etymologies

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pike +‎ -like

Examples

  • And there was the diagnostic long, flat, vaguely pikelike head that marked him as a bull trout.

    Fool’s Paradise

  • Most curious were tripods, strong, pikelike legs of golden metal four feet high, holding small circles of the lapis with intaglios of one curious symbol somewhat resembling the ideographs of the

    The Moon Pool

  • Most curious were tripods, strong, pikelike legs of golden metal four feet high, holding small circles of the lapis with intaglios of one curious symbol somewhat resembling the ideographs of the Chinese.

    The Moon Pool

  • Slender pikelike stumps of fire-devastated firs rose here and there, black and grim skeletons of trees.

    Wayside Courtships

  • Having thus rudely, and very pikelike, knocked my nose against the bottom -- this book was, most assuredly, the bottom of the literature of

    Confessions of a Young Man

  • There came no color to his cheek; nor did the piscatorial eye blaze up, but abode as pikelike as before.

    The President A novel

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