Definitions

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  • adjective Resembling a sack or some aspect of one.

Etymologies

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sack +‎ -like

Examples

  • An older lady "with a sacklike chin" fidgets annoyingly with a sealed packet of nuts, meanwhile confining him to his window seat.

    A Cure for Head-Exploding Brilliance

  • When the chassos came along, and then the Chief Chasso, and then the Governor himself, all these cell-droogs of mine were very shoomny with tales of what I'd done to oobivat this worthless pervert whose krovvy-covered plott lay sacklike on the floor.

    Where's the show?

  • He might have looked like a nice guy -- she would not have approached him otherwise -- but later, all she could remember was that she had feared him from the first -- his size most of all, for he was big, sacklike, with small shoulders, sprawling pillowy hips, weighty legs that seemed even wider because of his baggy shorts, the sort of tightly laced sneakers that made your feet sweat.

    Beard

  • The eldest of the two, wearing a sacklike smock over his round body, in - troduced himself.

    Stalling

  • She stood in the hunched manner of all Menials, wearing the usual sacklike, pajama-like uniform.

    Worldshaker

  • She stood in the hunched manner of all Menials, wearing the usual sacklike, pajama-like uniform.

    Worldshaker

  • Alternatively I can buy Medium shirts to fit my shoulders, but then they hang sacklike off my tiny torso.

    How to Give a Dress - A Dress A Day

  • I took the book's advice and picked up a few sacklike dresses that give "no hint of the shape of the body."

    Frontlines: Packing For War

  • She picked it up and gloomily regarded the cover, a color photograph of several black women in sacklike dresses and vivid head scarves, smiling in front of a pockmarked wall.

    My Dreams Out in the Street

  • In the near ground: another Martian house, a woman in a multicolored kaftan (Wun's wife, he explained) and two smooth-skinned, pretty young girls in sacklike amber dresses (his daughters).

    Spin

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