Definition of sponge-like in English:



  • See sponge

    • ‘Brain tissues of infected animals have a sponge-like appearance when examined under a microscope.’
    • ‘Do you have a washcloth I could use, instead of this purple sponge-like thing?’
    • ‘Enthusiasm is crucial, as is respect, politeness and the sponge-like ability to absorb knowledge.’
    • ‘Those soggy, sponge-like blobs were enough to kill anyone's desire to go meatless.’
    • ‘Then plant a giant green sponge-like hedge between you and the noise.’