lamblike

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj lamblike like a lamb in meekness and gentleness
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Lamblike Like a lamb; gentle; meek; inoffensive.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • lamblike Like a lamb; gentle; humble; meek: as, a lamblike temper.
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Usage

In literature:

The youth, deep in thought, glanced up at the bloody and grim figure with its lamblike eyes.
"The Red Badge of Courage" by Stephen Crane
The youth, deep in thought, glanced up at the bloody and grim figure with its lamblike eyes.
"The Red Badge of Courage" by Stephen Crane
I noticed that when you handed over your gun to me so lamblike.
"Bucky O'Connor" by William MacLeod Raine
He would walk into the shop with his penny in his mouth, well displayed, and a sweet and lamblike expression in his eyes.
"Novel Notes" by Jerome K. Jerome
He was a lamblike, honest, and truly good man, whom I highly esteemed and loved, and who had some regard for me I am sure.
"The Private Life of Napoleon Bonaparte, Complete" by Constant
With me she's as lamblike as can be.
"The Man Thou Gavest" by Harriet T. Comstock
And I'm not lamblike.
"North of Fifty-Three" by Bertrand W. Sinclair
He looked a lamblike pacifist as he sat fingering his straw hat diffidently.
"The Dude Wrangler" by Caroline Lockhart
Of course, the warders never did such things, but were really of a very lamblike and gentle nature.
"Bidwell's Travels, from Wall Street to London Prison" by Austin Biron Bidwell
Well, you shall see this intractable virgin follow, lamblike, when I pipe, as I lead the way to my hovel.
"The Proud Prince" by Justin Huntly McCarthy
Brenchfield quieted down, lamblike, and Jim released him.
"The Spoilers of the Valley" by Robert Watson
Henderson was not always of the lamblike demeanour which he displayed in the turret.
"James VI and the Gowrie Mystery" by Andrew Lang
They knew that Jack Walthall wasn't at all lamblike in his disposition.
"Free Joe and Other Georgian Sketches" by Joel Chandler Harris
I never seed a more lamblike man in my life.
"Gabriel Tolliver" by Joel Chandler Harris
For the first essay they had chosen a lamblike grey mare, narrow-chested and somewhat overtrained in the fore-hand, yet a smart, well-fed animal.
"The Song of Songs" by Hermann Sudermann
He was maddened by the lamblike demeanor of his own men.
"King Spruce, A Novel" by Holman Day
I may become lamblike myself some day.
"In the Days of the Guild" by Louise Lamprey
There he goes, looking so meek and lamblike!
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 105 October 7, 1893" by Various
The ideal man for whom I am looking will not be too lamblike, even in love.
"A Book o' Nine Tales." by Arlo Bates
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In poetry:

I bought a young and lovely bride,
Paying her father gold;
Lamblike she rested by my side,
As cold as ice is cold.
No love in her could I awake,
Even for pity's sake.
"The Search" by Robert W Service