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EtymologyEdit

sack +‎ -like

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sacklike (comparative more sacklike, superlative most sacklike)

  1. Resembling a sack.
    • 1913, D. H. Lawrence, Sons and Lovers, New York: Viking, Part 2, Chapter 8, p. 195,[1]
      She wore a large, dowdy hat of black beaver, and a sort of slightly affected simple dress that made her look rather sack-like.
    • 2002, Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni, The Vine of Desire, New York: Anchor, Chapter 10, p. 120,[2]
      My knees grew weak until I sank, sacklike, onto my mother’s living room carpet.

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