Adjective "wavelike" definition and examples

Definitions and examples


  1. 'For miles around, the terrain is made up of strange wave-like formations of sandstone, dotted with caves and pockmarked with craters.'
  2. 'From here, you can also admire the ingenuity of the wave-like, or hilly, structure that defines the centre.'


1. a disturbance on the surface of a liquid body, as the sea or a lake, in the form of a moving ridge or swell.

2. any surging or progressing movement or part resembling a wave of the sea: a wave of the pulse.

3. a swell, surge, or rush, as of feeling or of a certain condition: a wave of disgust sweeping over a person; a wave of cholera throughout the country.

4. a widespread feeling, opinion, tendency, etc.: a wave of anti-intellectualism; the new wave of installment buying.

More examples(as adjective)

"features can be wavelike."

"sequences can be wavelike."

"particles can be wavelike."