suchlike

[[t]sʌ̱tʃlaɪk[/t]]
PRON
You use suchlike to refer to other things that are like the ones you have already mentioned.

...objets d'art, gold, silver, and ivory assortments, ceramics, and suchlike...

I suppose you'd rather be in Chicago, eating waffles and hamburgers, or suchlike?

Syn:
DET: DET pl-n/n-uncount
Suchlike is also a determiner.

The prices of polymers and suchlike materials will decrease... Mother couldn't stand to be parted from me, miss my childhood and suchlike rubbish.


English dictionary. 2008.

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  • suchlike — • He left the sea, having had what amounted to a nervous breakdown, ‘always thinking of the other ships that went up, the bombings and suchlike’ Daily Telegraph, 1971. Fowler s verdict in 1926 was that this use of suchlike ‘is now usually left to …   Modern English usage

  • suchlike — ► PRONOUN ▪ things of the type mentioned. ► DETERMINER ▪ of the type mentioned …   English terms dictionary

  • suchlike — [such′līk΄] adj. of such a kind; of like or similar kind pron. a person (or persons) or thing (or things) of such a kind or similar kind …   English World dictionary

  • suchlike — such|like [ sʌtʃ,laık ] function word SPOKEN Suchlike can be used in the following ways: as a pronoun: They served us cake and sandwiches and suchlike. as a determiner (followed by a noun): There were boxes full of old letters and photographs and …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • suchlike — UK [ˈsʌtʃˌlaɪk] / US determiner, pronoun spoken Summary: Suchlike can be used in the following ways: as a pronoun: They served us cake and sandwiches and suchlike. as a determiner (followed by a noun): There were boxes full of old letters and… …   English dictionary

  • suchlike — such|like [ˈsʌtʃlaık] pron spoken especially BrE and suchlike and things of that kind ▪ money for food, clothes, and suchlike >suchlike adj [only before noun] …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • suchlike — 1 pronoun spoken things of that kind: Do you enjoy plays, films and suchlike? 2 adjective (only before noun) spoken of that kind; similar: tennis and baseball and suchlike summer sports …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • suchlike — /ˈsʌtʃlaɪk/ (say suchluyk) adjective 1. of any such kind; similar: rice and suchlike foods. –pronoun 2. persons or things of such a kind: *the neighbours were always giving us eggs and suchlike –mary leslie, 1986. {Middle English, from such +… …   Australian English dictionary

  • suchlike — 1. adjective Of the same or similar kind 2. pronoun Other things of the same kind or type. Audio CDs, tapes, and suchlike …   Wiktionary

  • suchlike — I. adjective Date: 15th century of like kind ; similar II. pronoun Date: 15th century such 3 …   New Collegiate Dictionary


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