-like

-like [līk]
[< LIKE1] suffix
1. forming adjectives like, characteristic of, suitable for [doglike, manlike, homelike]
2. forming adverbs in the manner of [coward-like]: Words formed with -like are sometimes hyphenated and are always hyphenated when three l's fall together [ bull- like]

English World dictionary. . 2014.

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