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Definition of "lifelike" []

  • Accurately representing real life: a lifelike statue. See Synonyms at graphic. (adjective)

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 "lifelike" in a sentence
  • "Your straw men do have a certain lifelike quality to them that most trolls lack, I must say."
  • "It dawned on him that he wanted to work with adult characters in lifelike relationships."
  • "Zola, whose so-called lifelike pictures of the French bourgeois, of a workman, soldier, and peasant, he described as gloomy, pessimistic, and calumnious caricatures."