-like for learners of EnglishPowered by COBUILD (-laɪk)
combining form [usu ADJ n]
-likecombines with nouns to form adjectives which describe something as being similar to the thing referred to by the noun. ⇒ ...beautiful purple-red petunia-like flowers. ⇒ ...a tiny worm-like creature. ⇒ ...snake-like undulations.