Definition of lamblike in US English:

lamblike

adjective

  • See lamb

    • ‘If the general was a tiger, his staff officers were selected from the lambs; if he was lamblike, then they were chosen for their tigerishness.’
    • ‘Let's first review all the texts in the Bible pertaining to the mark of the beast and the worship of its image, and see how texts referring to the lamblike beast and the false prophet turn up as well.’
    • ‘The camels ‘exhibited the most lamblike docility,’ the local newspaper reported.’
    • ‘Under its influence, the tender heart became stone, and the lamblike disposition gave way to one of tiger-like fierceness.’
    • ‘Civil and religious liberty, so characteristic of America, are most appropriately represented by the two lamblike horns of this creature.’

Pronunciation

lamblike

/-ˌlīk/