sol·​id-look·​ing ˌsä-ləd-ˈlu̇k-iŋ How to pronounce solid-looking (audio)
: giving an impression of solid worth or substance
solid-looking citizens

Examples of solid-looking in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The shapes are solid-looking for the most part but a little fuzzy around the edges, as though eroded by the elements. Jackson Arn, The New Yorker, 17 Jan. 2024 Don't hold back; just a few minutes here and there will reward you with a thick, solid-looking plant. Viveka Neveln, Better Homes & Gardens, 28 Aug. 2023 Instead, sweet spotted wallpaper creates an almost solid-looking backdrop for the drapes and abstract painting. Caitlin Sole, Better Homes & Gardens, 27 Mar. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1840, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of solid-looking was in 1840

Dictionary Entries Near solid-looking

Cite this Entry

“Solid-looking.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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