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Definition of "leaf-like" [leaf-like]

  • Resembling a leaf (adjective)

WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.

Use "leaf-like" in a sentence
  • "The idea behind this pendant lamp, which comes flat-packed and ready to customize, is simple: leaf-like petals surround a central fixture and can be moved and arranged to suit individual tastes and lighting strategies — fan the petals out completely for maximum illumination, or stagger for more shade."
  • "The creative leaf-like pavilion was built for a private residence in order to be a part of the landscape, with everything that implies."
  • "Keegan's lyrical novella was originally a New Yorker short story, but it has gained greatly from this expansion: the narrative breathes along with the child slowly detaching from her cramped, impoverished home and starting to unfurl, leaf-like, in an atmosphere of attentiveness."