Definition of fishlike in US English:

fishlike

adjective

  • See fish

    • ‘That's when I saw the spiny ridge that ran the length of her back to the fishlike tail that existed where her legs should have been.’
    • ‘Despite their fishlike exteriors, ichthyosaurs had to surface to breathe air and they gave birth to live young.’
    • ‘The cuticle may be left feeling extremely rough or in some cases the delicate cuticle fishlike scales may be permanently damaged or burned off.’
    • ‘He provides a sketch of a creature with the head of an elephant, a fishlike body with a camel hump, four legs like a lion, and a forked tail like a fish.’
    • ‘Quick and nimble, fishlike, she glides over rocks, under overhangs and squeezes into narrow openings.’