Definitions

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  • adj. Resembling a thing; having the properties associated with a physical object; objectlike.

Etymologies

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thing +‎ -like

Examples

  • Which word you say was once considered a regional thinglike using bubbler for water fountainbut the terms are interchangeable, with frosting being a more American term.

    Let Me Eat Cake

  • A kind of a thinglike all traylogged then pubably it resymbles a pelvic or some kvind then props an acutebacked quadrangle with aslant off ohahn-thenth a wenchyoumaycuddler, lying with her royalirish upper — shoes among the theeckleaves.

    Finnegans Wake

  • "No, no," she said, backing a step or two; "I'd have no call to a pretty thinglike that -- why, it _is_ fine!

    A Girl of the People

  • I just want to make sure, "and issued a soft wild-thinglike growl along with the cheering of the crowd.

    NPR Topics: News

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