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suchlike

[suhch-lahyk] /ˈsʌtʃˌlaɪk/
adjective
1.
of any such kind; similar.
pronoun
2.
persons or things of such a kind.
Origin
late Middle English
1375-1425
1375-1425; late Middle English; see such, like1
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Examples from the web for suchlike
  • Except for weapons, ornaments, tools and suchlike personal possessions there was a sort of patriarchal communism in the tribe.
  • Spending on welfare and suchlike does not employ people directly, but recipients are quite likely to buy things.
  • Some hotels are small, and rather efficient about getting things up from the kitchen, and suchlike.
  • Intellectuals may be beneficial in abstracts sciences and maths and suchlike.
  • Biologists will recognise it as the term for scuttling wingless insects-silverfish and suchlike.
British Dictionary definitions for suchlike

suchlike

/ˈsʌtʃˌlaɪk/
adjective
1.
(prenominal) of such a kind; similar: John, Ken, and other suchlike idiots
noun
2.
such or similar persons or things: hyenas, jackals, and suchlike
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