lifelike for learners of EnglishPowered by COBUILD (laɪflaɪk)
1. graded adjective & adjective
Something that is lifelike has the appearance of being alive. ⇒ ...a lifelike doll.
2. graded adjective
A lifelike work of art is so skilfully done that it appears very like the person or thing that it is supposed to represent.realistic ⇒ The painting depicted a hall so lifelike that a casual observer might believe himself to be looking through an open door.