Related formsun·busi·ness·like, adjective
Examples from the Web for businesslike
Furry asked, looking at Charley with serious, businesslike gray eyes.Stanley Booth on the Life and Hard Times of Blues Genius Furry Lewis|Stanley Booth|June 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But there should be sufficient common ground to enable at the very least a businesslike approach.
The Bangkok “fish tank” bordello is glitzy and businesslike.‘Whores’ Glory’: An Interview With Michael Glawogger|Tracy Quan|April 28, 2012|DAILY BEAST
“It still causes a great deal of emotion,” Oprah went on in businesslike fashion.
She perfectly captures the jaunty, businesslike hooker enjoying the absurd side of her job.
Nor was there anything in the least businesslike, official, or stenographic about her manner.Queed|Henry Sydnor Harrison
But Mr. Denslow assured us that the proceeding was wholly proper and businesslike, and Alice paid no heed to my expostulations.The House|Eugene Field
There was about it a gross, businesslike air that was infinitely depressing.The Merry-go-round|W. Somerset Maugham
Barbara Sutton stood in the doorway, a small but businesslike revolver in her hand.
Perner the businesslike stripped himself of his last cent and borrowed a dollar of Van Dorn to make his share equal.The Bread Line|Albert Bigelow Paine