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lamblike

[lam-lahyk]
adjective
  1. like a lamb; gentle; meek.
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Origin of lamblike

First recorded in 1590–1600; lamb + -like
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Examples from the Web for lamblike

Historical Examples

  • The ideal man for whom I am looking will not be too lamblike, even in love.

    A Book o' Nine Tales.

    Arlo Bates

  • Henderson was not always of the lamblike demeanour which he displayed in the turret.

  • They knew that Jack Walthall wasn't at all lamblike in his disposition.

  • He looked a lamblike pacifist as he sat fingering his straw hat diffidently.

    The Dude Wrangler

    Caroline Lockhart

  • That gentleman did indeed hate his crude accent and vulgar laugh and above all the lamblike submission to him of their friends.

    The Reverberator

    Henry James