eellike eellike  /ˈilL ˌaɪk/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) resembling an eel in being long and thin and sinuous

Usage(s):

  1. Observers noted that the lamprey, an eellike creature about two feet long, reaches maturity in the Lakes and then migrates up the rivers to spawn.
  2. Ahmed Hussein was in the tightest squeeze of his nimble life, but in his 42 years Hussein had slipped eellike out of nets before.
  3. Among these unknown wonders: white eellike fish that hover around the scorching vents.
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