Definitions

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  • adjective Resembling a porch or some aspect of one.

Etymologies

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porch +‎ -like

Examples

  • He felt bad lurking there in the shadow of the English building, behind the scarred metal pillars that held the porchlike roof up.

    THE FORBIDDEN GAME

  • He felt bad lurking there in the shadow of the English building, behind the scarred metal pillars that held the porchlike roof up.

    THE FORBIDDEN GAME

  • The Earthmen crowded to the flagged porchlike entrance.

    "The Morons" by Harl Vincent, part 3

  • He then turned his focus to the famous sculpture garden -- "the heart of the museum," he says -- and framed it with immaculately cool glass-curtain walls and deep, porchlike overhangs.

    RED HOT MOMA

  • I leaped up and fled away from him, utilizing the narrow space at the edge of the porchlike upper level, between the safety bannister and the shelves, to the second stairs, on the east side of the upper level, leading down to the main floor.

    Dancer Of Gor

  • I went through the door she indicated and out upon a long, porchlike open space that was level with the patio it edged.

    The Turquoise Mask

  • It really was a lovely vision: the big tent lined with Egyptian appliqué work in many colors, the porchlike roof extension supported by poles, and in its shadow a white table loaded with good things and guarded by

    It Happened in Egypt

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