waiflike

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

waif +‎ -like

AdjectiveEdit

waiflike (comparative more waiflike, superlative most waiflike)

  1. Resembling a waif; apparently homeless, starving, etc.
    • Translations, Act I - Brian Friel
      "She has a waiflike appearance and could be any age from seventeen to thirty-five."
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