beaklike beaklike  /ˈbi ˌklaɪk/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) resembling the beak of a bird

Usage(s):

  1. There the males, haggard, savage from starvation, tear each other with fierce beaklike jaws, fighting for mates.
  2. Lean and handsome, with a beaklike nose, he radiated confidence and authority.
  3. Andropov's face was bony and drawn, his nose almost beaklike.

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  • 12 animal adjectives to bolster your vocabulary

    In eighth grade, when I read that Julius Caesar had an aquiline nose, I mistakenly thought it had something to do with water. But aquiline is from Latin aquila, meaning eagle, not aqua, water. He had a curved, beaklike nose, not a runny one.
    on September 7, 2013     Source: The Week via Yahoo! News

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