resembling or appropriate to a church: churchlike silence.

Nearby words

  1. churchill, lord randolph henry spencer,
  2. churchill, sir winston leonard spencer,
  3. churchill, winston,
  4. churchillian,
  5. churchless,
  6. churchly,
  7. churchman,
  8. churchmanly,
  9. churchward,
  10. churchwarden

Origin of churchlike

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

Examples from the Web for churchlike

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

    Sister Carrie|Theodore Dreiser