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  1. of any such kind; similar.
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  1. persons or things of such a kind.
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Origin of suchlike

late Middle English word dating back to 1375–1425; see origin at such, like1
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Examples from the Web for suchlike

Historical Examples

  • And then there were the satyrs and centaurs, and suchlike beings.

    Pagan Passions

    Gordon Randall Garrett

  • Nor are electoral methods, Reform Bills and suchlike, unimportant.

    Past and Present

    Thomas Carlyle

  • What a horror he seems to have of wine and negus and suchlike things, mamma.

    Nearly Lost but Dearly Won

    Theodore P. Wilson

  • But now he showed me a death's-head, saying: 'Suchlike you will be soon.'

  • Perhaps I'll be a governess, or a Board-school teacher, or suchlike.

British Dictionary definitions for suchlike


  1. (prenominal) of such a kind; similarJohn, Ken, and other suchlike idiots
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  1. such or similar persons or thingshyenas, jackals, and suchlike
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