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Definition of "dovelike" [dove•like]

  • Similar to a dove. (adjective)
  • Similar to that of a dove; as, a dovelike wing, a dovelike glance, dovelike eyes. (adjective)
  • Peaceful; innocent; pacifist. (adjective)
  • In a manner similar to a dove; as, to "dovelike, sit brooding on the vast abyss" (Milton) (adverb)
  • As much so as those of a dove; as, "Phoebe's eyes Dovelike mild" (Montanus) (adverb)

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Use "dovelike" in a sentence
  • "Its name comes from a word meaning dovelike, because of its wing-shaped flower, and thus it becomes a botanical emblem of the Holy Ghost."
  • "Urrutia, nicknamed Juan Paloma ( "dovelike"), a wealthy and crusty old bachelor, and Antonio de Molinar, a poor peasant, and his wife."
  • ""It's three o'clock," came McCoy's voice, still retaining its dovelike quality, but curiously muffled, as if from a long way off."
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