Definition of lifelike
: accurately representing or imitating real life a lifelike portrait
Examples of lifelike in a Sentence
The graphics in the video game are more lifelike than we imagined they would be.
the eyes of the lifelike portrait seem to follow visitors around the room
Recent Examples of lifelike from the Web
A few seasons back, IMK and company started incorporating eerily lifelike face masks into the show.
Hope Ryden, whose lifelike photographs of North American beavers, coyotes, mustangs and other wildlife helped elevate them into poster animals for conservation campaigns, died on June 18 in Hyannis, Mass.
A New Species Building on these early efforts, researchers will develop more lifelike machines.
The Bowers & Wilkins sound system used tweeters with industrial diamonds for lightness and rigidity to deliver crystal-clear, lifelike treble sounds.
A woman passed by and assumed the lifelike bust was a man buried to the neck.
Imagine locking eyes with one incredibly lifelike character aboard the new Na'vi River Journey ride.
The highlight of the ride is the Shaman of Songs, a 10-foot-tall animatronic character whose elegant movements are startlingly lifelike.
Fleeing an overbearing husband, Hazel reluctantly holes up with her 76-year-old dad and his lifelike, but artificial, companion.
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First Known Use of lifelike
LIFELIKE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of lifelike for English Language Learners
: looking like a real person or thing
LIFELIKE Defined for Kids
Definition of lifelike for Students
: very like something that is alive a lifelike doll
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