Definition of neighbour-like in English:

neighbour-like

(US neighbor-like)

adverb

Irish English, Scottish, Northern
  • In a neighbourly fashion; as befits a neighbour. Now also (Scottish and Irish English (northern)): in emulation of one's neighbours; so as not to be outdone by one's neighbours.

adjective

Irish English, Scottish, Northern
  • Scottish and Irish English (northern). Emulating one's neighbours; striving not to be outdone by one's neighbours.

Origin

Late Middle English. From neighbour + -like. Compare later neighbourly, neighbourly.

Pronunciation

neighbour-like

/ˈneɪbəlʌɪk/