Definition of moonlike in US English:



  • See moon

    • ‘Though the island's moonlike interior - pockmarked with lime and mudflats - makes for a startling contrast with the picturesque coastline.’
    • ‘Because of the phosphate mining, all but the very edges of the island has been turned in to a desolate, moonlike setting.’
    • ‘Irazu, Costa Rica's tallest volcano, and the closest to San José, is almost moonlike, its grey, barren landscape dotted with craters and devoid of plant life.’
    • ‘The sun looked pale and moonlike, behind clouds, as in the picture.’
    • ‘He describes how some areas were pitted with moonlike craters.’