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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Resembling a jail.

Usage examples (34)
  • Also, as katrin points out, psychiatric wards tend to be very prisonlike.
  • Through its prisonlike bars, the elevator provided a good view of each floor as it slowly rose.
  • He recoiled at the prisonlike bars, the clanging metal doors, and the strict rules about coming and going.
  • To my left were the vast buildings of the prisonlike projects and to my right were the empty warehouse streets of the canal area. for more
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