Definition of fanlike in US English:

fanlike

adjective

  • See fan

    • ‘It came with a strange fan-like contraption which turns out to be a reflector for the flash bulb.’
    • ‘Let cool between paper towels to absorb extra fat, then cut each slice into 6 fan-like pieces (like you would cut slices in a cake).’
    • ‘True leaves can vary quite a bit in size and shape; most having a fan-like appearance.’
    • ‘The foyers curve round the perimeter of the fan-like plan with genial and transparent openness.’
    • ‘The remaining proximal tendon fibers were then spread out in a fan-like shape, sandwiched between two pieces of sandpaper and tightly fixed in a metal clamp.’

Pronunciation

fanlike

/-ˌlīk/