not unlike

idiom

: similar to
Its texture is not unlike that of oatmeal.

Examples of not unlike in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But these scenes are an intensified version of an all-too-real dynamic — not unlike how drag reveals the absurdity of typical gender expression by cranking it up to 11. Alison Herman, Variety, 13 May 2024 The labyrinth looked like something from a fantasy world—not unlike the Mines of Moria from Lord of the Rings, or Aladdin’s treasure cave among the dunes. Corey Buhay, Smithsonian Magazine, 7 May 2024 The demonstrations led to mass arrests, not unlike those seen in recent weeks on the same campus. Zachary Schermele, USA TODAY, 7 May 2024 The star also rocked a voluminous hairdo — not unlike a look her mom Cindy Crawford would boast back in the '90s. Hedy Phillips, Peoplemag, 7 May 2024 For Kelley, the songwriting process is not unlike a day spent on the lake catching fish. Jessica Nicholson, Billboard, 3 Sep. 2019 Abruzzo described a back-and-forth that’s not unlike a David and Goliath story, if Goliath was simply trying to run out the clock and leave David high and dry. Chloe Berger, Fortune, 11 Apr. 2024 Juicy averts his eyes, but the two young men are tight, not unlike Hamlet and Horatio — if Only Fans were around when Shakespeare was writing. Charles McNulty, Los Angeles Times, 8 Apr. 2024 In a particularly striking parallel, Lerman’s grandfather Max, who was born in Berlin to a Polish Jewish family, fled Germany for Shanghai in a refugee journey not unlike Addy’s. Thomas Floyd, Washington Post, 29 Mar. 2024

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“Not unlike.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/not%20unlike. Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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