Definition of Look-alike

1. Noun. Someone who closely resembles a famous person (especially an actor). "She's the very image of her mother"

Exact synonyms: Double, Image
Generic synonyms: Individual, Mortal, Person, Somebody, Someone, Soul
Specialized synonyms: Clone, Dead Ringer, Ringer



2. Adjective. Resembling closely. "They have look-alike cars"
Similar to: Like, Similar

Definition of Look-alike

1. Noun. A person who is visually similar to another; a double ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Look-alike

loofah
loofahs
loofas
loofful
looffuls
loofs
loogaroo
loogaroos
loogie
loogies
looie
looies
looing
look
look'd
look-alike (current term)
look-alikes
look-down, shoot-down
look-in
look-out
look-over
look-see
look across
look after
look ahead
look alike
look and feel
look around
look at
look away

Literary usage of Look-alike

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Bookman (1903)
"As a matter of fact, of course, there are no ordinary people. To the modern artist, all city men look alike, MATTHEW ARNOLD. ..."

2. New Letters and Memorials of Jane Welsh Carlyle by Jane Welsh Carlyle, Thomas Carlyle (1903)
"to go, now that I cannot go to Scotland all places look alike impossible. I am better in health, however, and do not dislike London as Mr. C. does. ..."

3. New Letters and Memorials of Jane Welsh Carlyle by Jane Welsh Carlyle, Thomas Carlyle (1903)
"to go, now that I cannot go to Scotland all places look alike impossible. I am better in health, however, and do not dislike London as Mr. C. does. ..."

4. The Philippines: A Record of Personal Observations and Experiences by Albert Gardner Robinson (1901)
"... estate—The datto and the deserters—The datto as a witness—All Americans look alike to him—A good-natured people— The universality of child-nature—A Moro ..."

5. Illicit Drug Use, Smoking and Drinking by America's High School Students by Lloyd D. Johnston, Patrick M. O'Malley, Jerald G. Bachman (1993)
"We believe these questions have been successful at getting respondents to exclude over-the-counter stimulants and those "look-alike" stimulants which the ..."

6. Biographia Literaria; Or, Biographical Sketches of My Literary Life and by Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1817)
"The difference indeed between these and the works of genius, is not less than between an egg, and an egg-shell; yet at a distance they both look alike. ..."

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