Definitions

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  • adj. Resembling or characteristic of a tentacle.

Etymologies

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tentacle +‎ -like

Examples

  • This possibly has to do with the tentaclelike, multiply jointed, six-digited paw of the beast.

    Cinnamon Roll

  • Dark black — or, in window terms, violet — it was formless, with vengeful, tentaclelike masses creeping across several windows.

    Mistborn

  • Behind it, the flesh-eating plant slithered—the le-matya was distracted by the sound, reaching out to the plant, which shot out a tentaclelike branch as if to grab the beast!

    The Vulcan Academy Murders

  • Pristine water the color of amethyst was surrounded by gently drooping trees whose tentaclelike branches seemed to be drinking from the lake.

    Sanctuary

  • The beast reached to the handle of the sword with its large hands, or paws, with those six, tentaclelike digits.

    Dancer Of Gor

  • Soon after Jake figures it out, though, townsfolk have been snatched by the aliens, yanked up by long, tentaclelike appendages that flick out of the spaceships and seize prey as easily as frogs gobble flies.

    NYT > Home Page

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