suchlike


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such·like

 (sŭch′līk′)
adj.
Of the same kind; similar.
pron.
Persons or things of such a kind.

suchlike

(ˈsʌtʃˌlaɪk)
adj
(prenominal) of such a kind; similar: John, Ken, and other suchlike idiots.
n
such or similar persons or things: hyenas, jackals, and suchlike.

such•like

(ˈsʌtʃˌlaɪk)

adj.
1. of any such kind; similar.
pron.
2. persons or things of such a kind.
[1375–1425]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.suchlike - of the same kind; "a locker that usually contained paper, ink, and suchlike equipment"
like, similar - resembling or similar; having the same or some of the same characteristics; often used in combination; "suits of like design"; "a limited circle of like minds"; "members of the cat family have like dispositions"; "as like as two peas in a pod"; "doglike devotion"; "a dreamlike quality"
Translations
من هذا النَّوْع
podobnýtakový ten
den slags
ilyesféle
sams konar; òess háttar
buna benzerbunun gibi

suchlike

[ˈsʌtʃlaɪk]
A. ADJsemejante
pots, pans and suchlike thingscazuelas, sartenes y cosas semejantes or cosas por el estilo
B. PRON media people and suchlikegente de los medios de comunicación y personas por el estilo
buses, lorries and suchlikeautobuses, camiones y vehículos por el estilo

suchlike

[ˈsʌtʃlaɪk] pron
and suchlike → et autres

suchlike

(inf)
adjsolche
prondergleichen

suchlike

[ˈsʌtʃˌlaɪk] (fam)
1. adjsimile, di tal genere
sheep and suchlike animals → pecore fpl e animali mpl del genere
2. pron and suchlikee così via

such

(satʃ) adjective
1. of the same kind as that already mentioned or being mentioned. Animals that gnaw, such as mice, rats, rabbits and weasels are called rodents; He came from Bradford or some such place; She asked to see Mr Johnson but was told there was no such person there; I've seen several such buildings; I've never done such a thing before; doctors, dentists and such people.
2. of the great degree already mentioned or being mentioned. If you had telephoned her, she wouldn't have got into such a state of anxiety; She never used to get such bad headaches (as she does now).
3. of the great degree, or the kind, to have a particular result. He shut the window with such force that the glass broke; She's such a good teacher that the headmaster asked her not to leave; Their problems are such as to make it impossible for them to live together any more.
4. used for emphasis. This is such a shock! They have been such good friends to me!
pronoun
such a person or thing, or such persons or things. I have only a few photographs, but can show you such as I have; This isn't a good book as such (= as a book) but it has interesting pictures.
ˈsuchlike adjective, pronoun
(things) of the same kind. I don't like books about love, romance and suchlike (things).
ˈsuch-and-such adjective, pronoun
used to refer to some unnamed person or thing. Let's suppose that you go into such-and-such a shop and ask for such-and-such.
such as it is
though it scarcely deserves the name. You can borrow our lawn mower, such as it is.
References in classic literature ?
When not engaged in reading Virgil, Homer, or Mistral, in parks, restaurants, streets, and suchlike public places, he indited sonnets (in French) to the eyes, ears, chin, hair, and other visible perfections of a nymph called Therese, the daughter, honesty compels me to state, of a certain Madame Leonore who kept a small cafe for sailors in one of the narrowest streets of the old town.
Night set in, they quickened their pace, and the fears of the two prisoners grew greater, especially as they heard themselves assailed with- "Get on, ye Troglodytes;" "Silence, ye barbarians;" "March, ye cannibals;" "No murmuring, ye Scythians;" "Don't open your eyes, ye murderous Polyphemes, ye blood-thirsty lions," and suchlike names with which their captors harassed the ears of the wretched master and man.
He hurried along the terrace-walk, and darted up a flight of broad steps leading into an old and gloomy hall, whose walls were ornamented with rusty suits of armour, antlers, weapons of the chase, and suchlike garniture.
The Hankses, the Dobsons, the Pilligrews, the Ortons, the Grangers, the Hales, the Fullers, the Holcombs, in fact everybody that lives around about Patsy Cooper's had been robbed of little things like trinkets and teaspoons and suchlike small valuables that are easily carried off.
But they are such only when they seek to gratify the passion of revenge upon their enemies; and I ask whether the mere eating of human flesh so very far exceeds in barbarity that custom which only a few years since was practised in enlightened England:--a convicted traitor, perhaps a man found guilty of honesty, patriotism, and suchlike heinous crimes, had his head lopped off with a huge axe, his bowels dragged cut and thrown into a fire; while his body, carved into four quarters, was with his head exposed upon pikes, and permitted to rot and fester among the public haunts of men!
Over the power-houses and hotels and suchlike prominent or important points the German flag was flying.
The resources the TV Licensing Authority has, (like TV detector vans, call centres and manpower, etc ) should now be used to chase after real criminals like bombers, drug dealers/smugglers, paedophiles, rapists, drink drivers and suchlike instead of somebody who is doing no real harm in not having a TV licence or happens to have a drink somewhere after hours.
Besides taking the Windsors to games of golf and suchlike, the Queen's Flight is also used to take ministers on overseas missions and urgent trips.
Do not confuse a pedicure with a visit to the chiropodist, who will remove corns and suchlike.
ONE of the less known damning facts - and most disagreeable aspects - of the remote controls which have come to play such prominent roles in our sedentary lives, has been brought vividly to life with the finding that televisions, DVD players and suchlike, which are left on standby, create one million tonnes of greenhouse gases every year in the UK alone.
Then the leads for the sound, and suchlike, came in and we thought everything was OK.
There were bottles and suchlike thrown at officers.