resembling or appropriate to a church: churchlike silence.

Origin of churchlike

First recorded in 1585–95; church + -like Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Related Words for churchlike

ecclesiastic, ecclesiastical, holy, religious, churchlike, churchy

Examples from the Web for churchlike

Historical Examples of churchlike

  • He would have churchlike silence in order to express his feelings, and she kept it.

    Sister Carrie

    Theodore Dreiser