Definition of Churchlike

1. a. Befitting a church or a churchman; becoming to a clergyman.



Definition of Churchlike

1. Adjective. Resembling or befitting a church or a worship service ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Churchlike

churchianities
churchianity
churchier
churchiest
churchiness
churching
churchings
churchism
churchkey
churchkeys
churchkhela
churchless
churchlessness
churchlier
churchliest
churchlike (current term)
churchliness
churchlinesses
churchling
churchly
churchman
churchmanly
churchmanship
churchmanships
churchmen
churchpeople
churchperson
churchpersons
churchplanter
churchplanters

Literary usage of Churchlike

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1. Specifications for Practical Architecture: Preceded by an Essay on the by Alfred Bartholomew (1840)
"The new church of St. Mark, at Clerkenwell, which is covered with a flat ceiling without ascending with a Christian, churchlike, clear-story, cost more than ..."

2. The Red Badge of Courage: An Episode of the American Civil War by Stephen Crane (1900)
"The blue lines shifted and changed a trifle and stared expectantly at the silent woods and fields before them. The hush was solemn and churchlike, ..."

3. The Life of William Ewart Gladstone by John Morley (1911)
"But there can be no real comparison in magnificence, and St. Peter's is the more churchlike of the two. The exterior of St. Paul's [beyond the walls] is ..."

4. The Life of William Ewart Gladstone by John M. Morley (1903)
"But there can be no real comparison in 1866 magnificence, and St. Peter's is the more churchlike of the two. The exterior of St. Paul's [beyond the walls] ..."

5. Theatre Arts by Society of Arts and Crafts, Detroit (1921)
"... development of the purely constructive stage and the oratory platform to a new type of churchlike theatre with reflecting domes, beautiful materials, ..."

6. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1822)
"/rom its freshening shadowing palm ; The nations crowd beneath its branching rain High springĀ« the churchlike some fount- shade, Of its green leaves are ..."

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