Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Resembling a shop or some aspect of one.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Suiting a shop; vulgar.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having the manners or ways of a shop; hence, tricky; vulgar.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

shop +‎ -like

Examples

  • They drove past a straggling white building with a deep veranda and shoplike windows.

    The Thorn Birds

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.