bearlike

bearlike

(ˈbɛəˌlaɪk)
adj
resembling a bear
References in classic literature ?
And again she laughed and simulated a vain attempt to escape his bearlike arms.
Woola leaped in frantic joy when he discovered me; and as the flier touched the pavement of the court for a brief instant he bounded to the deck beside me, and in the bearlike manifestation of his exuberant happiness all but caused me to wreck the vessel against the courtyard's rocky wall.
She listened to college stories with deep interest, caressed pointers and poodles without a murmur, agreed heartily that "Tom Brown was a brick," regardless of the improper form of praise, and when one lad proposed a visit to his turtle tank, she went with an alacrity which caused Mamma to smile upon her, as that motherly lady settled the cap which was left in a ruinous condition by filial hugs, bearlike but affectionate, and dearer to her than the most faultless coiffure from the hands of an inspired Frenchwoman.
The badger is a bearlike, stocky little animal about three feet long.
Looking our reporter in the eye, George, who still has a powerful, bearlike physique, said: "Put it this way, a friend of mine had a case about someone calling him a wife-beater and they apologised.
Gucci Bloom Gucci's runway collections under the creative director Alessandro Michele have been maximalist explosions: satin everywhere, giant logos, bearlike fur coats, eight prints tossed together like Funfetti sprinkles.
For example, in the fifteenth-century Book for a Simple and Devout Woman, derived from Peyraut's Summa de Vitiis et Virtutibus and Friar Laurent's Somme le Roi (1279), the author compares the detractor to "a butcher's dog, a pig, an adder, a monster with a sword in its mouth, a bearlike monster with three rows of teeth, and a raven" (281).
Despite gossip when she was first lady that she did not like people in uniform, the truth is the reverse: She gravitates toward "nail-eaters," her aides told Landler, and loves the gruff, Irish, bearlike demeanour of Jack Keane, a retired four-star general and the resident hawk on Fox News who helped define her views on military issues and is still in touch.
The natural bears classification system: A classification system for bears and bearlike men version 1.
The original Godzilla has a more curved visage than the latest one, which is more dog- or bearlike, with a squarer, more angular design.
Ophelia Benson has a quiet authority underlying an encyclopedic knowledge and a bearlike passion for justice.
I cannot fly, / But bearlike I must fight the course" (5.