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suchlike

adjective such·like \ ˈsəch-ˌlīk \

Definition of suchlike

: of like kind : similar

Examples of suchlike in a Sentence

  1. rakes, shovels, and suchlike things

  2. kept asking me how long I'd lived here, and how I liked it, and suchlike questions

First Known Use of suchlike

15th century

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suchlike

pronoun

Definition of suchlike

: such 3

First Known Use of suchlike

15th century

in the meaning defined above

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SUCHLIKE Defined for English Language Learners

suchlike

Definition of suchlike for English Language Learners

  • : sharing qualities or characteristics



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