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Definition of "suchlike" []

  • Of the same kind; similar. (adjective)
  • Persons or things of such a kind. (pronoun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "suchlike" in a sentence
  • "And in case anyone thinks that my comments in the preceding paragraph are harsh, culturally imperialistic, or bigoted, consider this: After Apartheid was overturned in South Africa, after the black majority gained political power, came the issue of what to do with the worst of the torturers and suchlike from the days of Apartheid."
  • "She would not, of course, cover illegal immigrants and suchlike, which is an important shade shy of genuinely "universal" coverage, but her plan would come closer than Obama's."
  • "What a wonderfull word suchlike is, almost as satisfying to type as somesuch."