Definitions

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  • adjective Resembling or characteristic of a turtle.

Etymologies

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turtle +‎ -like

Examples

  • Soon they were reduced to a turtlelike lumber, their sharp trotters sinking almost to the hilt.

    The Dirty Life

  • I hate this place, I muttered, pulling my sweatshirt neck up over my mouth, turtlelike.

    What Would Emma Do?

  • I hate this place, I muttered, pulling my sweatshirt neck up over my mouth, turtlelike.

    What Would Emma Do?

  • I hate this place, I muttered, pulling my sweatshirt neck up over my mouth, turtlelike.

    What Would Emma Do?

  • She tried to glean some sense of his reaction, but his face, a leathery olive mask marked by a turtlelike beak and deep amber orbs for eyes, betrayed nothing.

    Reap the Whirlwind

  • She tried to glean some sense of his reaction, but his face, a leathery olive mask marked by a turtlelike beak and deep amber orbs for eyes, betrayed nothing.

    Reap the Whirlwind

  • Christy wanted to leap over the desk and choke the haughty cow until her turtlelike face turned blue and her bug eyes popped out of their sockets.

    Wife in the Fast Lane

  • She tried to glean some sense of his reaction, but his face, a leathery olive mask marked by a turtlelike beak and deep amber orbs for eyes, betrayed nothing.

    Reap the Whirlwind

  • Christy wanted to leap over the desk and choke the haughty cow until her turtlelike face turned blue and her bug eyes popped out of their sockets.

    Wife in the Fast Lane

  • She tried to glean some sense of his reaction, but his face, a leathery olive mask marked by a turtlelike beak and deep amber orbs for eyes, betrayed nothing.

    Reap the Whirlwind

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