Definitions

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  • adjective Resembling a pond

Etymologies

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pond +‎ -like

Examples

  • The Kanairiktok spills from one of its uncountable pondlike impoundments over slick wet ledges, hits a hard bank of rock, and makes a deep turn.

    Field and Stream Adventure: The Search for the Best Brook Trout Spot on Earth

  • I was five months old when the minister, hearing of my presence in Washingtonville and the singular way I had arrived, an event that had ruffled the nearly motionless, pondlike surface of village life-and knowing the uncertainty of my future, for the Boards, like most of their neighbors in those years, were poor-came by one Sunday to look at me.

    Borrowed Finery, A Memoir

  • She tested her main and extra regulators, then pushed away from the stairs, turned, and slowly breast-stroked into the pondlike lagoon.

    SERPENT

  • She tested her main and extra regulators, then pushed away from the stairs, turned, and slowly breast-stroked into the pondlike lagoon.

    SERPENT

  • The Cohens had a pondlike pool, more like a puddle, the contents of which spilled down the side of a cliff in an imitation waterfall, while the Starks only had a waterfall, and Edith Head managed with little more than a fountain.

    Fleur De Leigh’s Life of Crime

  • In slower parts, a pondlike environment offers a jungle of underwater cover, hiding places for secretive birds, perching places for songsters, and safe spots for frogs to lay eggs.

    The Field Guide to Wildlife Habitats of the Eastern United States

  • In slower parts, a pondlike environment offers a jungle of underwater cover, hiding places for secretive birds, perching places for songsters, and safe spots for frogs to lay eggs.

    The Field Guide to Wildlife Habitats of the Eastern United States

  • In slower parts, a pondlike environment offers a jungle of underwater cover, hiding places for secretive birds, perching places for songsters, and safe spots for frogs to lay eggs.

    The Field Guide to Wildlife Habitats of the Eastern United States

  • The waves of anxiety, suspicion and distrust of an earlier decade calmed into peaceful ripples, hardly noticeable in a pondlike existence.

    Greener Than You Think

  • The statement concerning the pondlike smoothness of the sea was something of an exaggeration.

    Keziah Coffin

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