adjective life·like \ˈlīf-ˌlīk\

: looking like a real person or thing

Full Definition of LIFELIKE

:  accurately representing or imitating real life <a lifelike portrait>
life·like·ness noun

Examples of LIFELIKE

  1. The graphics in the video game are more lifelike than we imagined they would be.
  2. <the eyes of the lifelike portrait seem to follow visitors around the room>

First Known Use of LIFELIKE

14th century
LIFELIKENESS Defined for Kids


adjective life·like \ˈlīf-ˌlīk\

Definition of LIFELIKE for Kids

:  very like something that is alive <a lifelike doll>


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