Definitions

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  • adjective Resembling a rebus or some aspect of one.

Etymologies

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rebus +‎ -like

Examples

  • Some of these are written in hieroglyphics, a rebuslike system of picture-writing, but not in the famous Egyptian hieroglyphics: rather, they are written in a language called Luwian.

    The Trojan War

  • And he had better things to do with his time than learn the rebuslike system for recording Greek that we call Linear B.

    The Trojan War

  • Some of these are written in hieroglyphics, a rebuslike system of picture-writing, but not in the famous Egyptian hieroglyphics: rather, they are written in a language called Luwian.

    The Trojan War

  • And he had better things to do with his time than learn the rebuslike system for recording Greek that we call Linear B.

    The Trojan War

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