Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

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

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

valve +‎ -like

Examples

  • Assad two blocks farther north, where they had a bit of _awamat_, coffee and cigarettes, and then played a game of cards, while in the attic of the tenement house Eset el Gazzar munched a mouthful of hay and tapped her interior reservoir for a drink of clear water, as she sighed through her valvelike nostrils and pouted with her cushioned lips, pondering upon the vagaries of quadrupedal existence.

    By Advice of Counsel

Comments

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