Definition of trance-like in US English:



  • See trance

    • ‘And that will get them through that trance-like thing.’
    • ‘Neither my daughter, Jane, nor my son, Lewis, look up, both absorbed in a music video, their vague, trance-like expressions bathed in glare from the screen.’
    • ‘Just don't do the no-blink trance-like scare stare.’
    • ‘During shamanic counselling, the client is taught how to put themselves into a trance-like state so they can ask questions of their spirit helpers.’
    • ‘Many people imagine hypnosis as a trance-like altered state of consciousness.’