Definition of Nestlike

1. Adjective. Resembling a nest or some aspect of one. ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Nestlike

1. resembling a nest [adj]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Nestlike

nesters
nestful
nestfuls
nestin
nesting
nesting behaviour
nesting habitat
nesting place
nestings
nestle
nestled
nestler
nestlers
nestles
nestless
nestlike (current term)
nestling
nestlingly
nestlings
nestmate
nestmates
nestohedra
nestohedron
nestor
nestors
nests
nestsful
neststraw
net
net-earnings

Literary usage of Nestlike

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

1. St. Nicholas by Mary Mapes Dodge (1918)
"... brighter interests to allow the small traveler to go- to bed feeling not too lonesome and very like a wee, happy bird in the snug, nestlike upper berth. ..."

2. The Journal of Geology by University of Chicago Department of Geology and Paleontology (1907)
"... and in other cases entirely replacing the anorthite, or the corroding magma, as the case may be, by nestlike aggregates of intermediate silicates. ..."

3. Proceedings and Transactions of the Royal Society of Canada: Déliberations by Royal Society of Canada (1890)
"... spicules of various sizes which, intercrossing, form a nestlike, globular covering around the whole. ..."

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