look-alike

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj look-alike resembling closely "they have look-alike cars"
    • n look-alike someone who closely resembles a famous person (especially an actor) "he could be Gingrich's double","she's the very image of her mother"
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Usage

In literature:

No matter where he looked, the past, present and future were alike blue to him.
"The Son of Monte-Cristo, Volume II (of 2)" by Alexandre Dumas père
As was to be looked for not all men fared alike in fortune, many fled & many who thus made their escape met differing fates.
"The Sagas of Olaf Tryggvason and of Harald The Tyrant (Harald Haardraade)" by Snorri Sturluson
Nowadays they sing, "All Coons look Alike to me," but at this time all squaws looked alike to us.
"Old Rail Fence Corners" by Various
Now, do look at that; all alike; all hanging together; when you know one, you know all.
"The Comedies of Terence" by Publius Terentius Afer, (AKA) Terence
Then he came back to Calgary and searched the hotel registers till he got a name where the same letters looked alike.
"Policing the Plains" by R.G. MacBeth
They were four brothers, who looked exactly alike.
"The Indian Fairy Book" by Cornelius Mathews
All points of the desert looked alike to them.
"The Forbidden Trail" by Honoré Willsie
Everybody that breaks the law looks alike to my boys, son.
"Oh, You Tex!" by William Macleod Raine
They all looked alike.
"The History of the American Expedition Fighting the Bolsheviki" by Joel R. Moore
They looked so exactly alike, and were dressed so exactly alike, that often very funny mistakes were made.
"The Apple Dumpling and Other Stories for Young Boys and Girls" by Unknown
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In poetry:

In darkness as in light
Hidden alike from view,
I sleep, I wake within his sight
Who looks existence through.
"For ever with the Lord!" by James Montgomery
Then, seeing Her within her waves so blest,
The jealous nations, panoplied alike,
Said, ``Look, She wears no armour on her breast:
What if we strike?''
"Pax Britannica" by Alfred Austin
Then we looked closelier at Time,
And saw his ghostly arms revolving
To sweep off woeful things with prime,
Things sinister with things sublime
Alike dissolving.
"Going And Staying" by Thomas Hardy
I see her here, with all her smiles benign,
Her looks of eager Love, her accents sweet.
That voice and Countenance almost divine!—
Expression, Harmony, alike complete.—
"To The Memory Of Mrs. Lefroy Who Died Dec: 16 -- My Birthday." by Jane Austen

In news:

One of the frequently-heard complaints about NASCAR's "car of tomorrow" is that they all look alike.
For audiophiles and music fans alike, Apple just slid something under the door when no one was looking.
An artist's rendering of Xenoceratops foremostensis, a Triceratops look-alike.
Lucille Ball look-alikes take part in a costume contest during Lucy Fest in Jamestown , N.Y.
Holiday meals can be challenging when you are looking to serve a festive meal for vegetarians and omnivores alike.
Courtesy Facebook "Look-alike" pages can create confusion in the social-media sphere.
These notable athletes and sports figures might have been separated at birth from their celebrity look-alike.
Which look-alike is most on-point.
Casey Anthony look-alike target of much anger.
Gap Sued by Shoe Designer over Look-Alike Loafers (Photo Credit: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images).
This look-alike submitted by Tom, one of our viewers, is okay.
The rapper now apparently has a sex tape being shopped around, with a Kim Kardashian look-alike .
Dog Fancy's Look-Alike Photo Contest.
A portion of your dues structure supports a very critical service that keeps our community running smoothly and looking great for residents and guests alike.
Kim Kardashian filed a lawsuit against Old Navy for $20 million in damages for violating her name and likeness by using that look-alike Melissa Molinaro.
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In science:

Infinity is a mental construct to fit an endless amount of situations, and a finite limit at infinity is the formal way to say that most of these situations will look alike.
On infinite-volume mixing
These loops might radiate away their content in what those authors considered to be an event that would look alike observed quasars with radio jets.
Quasar induced galaxy formation: a new paradigm ?
The point is that the large r , fixed N limit, and the fixed r, large N limit need not look at all alike, but in either case the resulting expression is an even function of N .
k-String tensions and the 1/N expansion
In the continuum of the ordered real line hR,
Pointwise Definable Models of Set Theory
NMTOs directed along the vertical [001] bond and one of the other directions, looking alike, diminishing the tail effect siting at Cd[0, 0, c(1 - u)] site.
Relative stability of zincblende and wurtzite structure in CdX(X = S, Se, Te) series - A NMTO study
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