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lifelike

[ lahyf-lahyk ]
/ ˈlaɪfˌlaɪk /
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adjective
resembling or simulating real life: a lifelike portrait.
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Origin of lifelike

First recorded in 1605–15; life + -like

OTHER WORDS FROM lifelike

lifelikeness, nounun·life·like, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for lifelike

lifelike
/ (ˈlaɪfˌlaɪk) /

adjective
closely resembling or representing life

Derived forms of lifelike

lifelikeness, noun
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