Statuelike Stat"ue*like` (st[a^]ch"[=oo]*l[imac]k` or st[a^]t"[-u]*l[imac]k`), a. Like a statue; motionless. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • statuelike — adjective Like or resembling a statue …   Wiktionary

  • statuelike — Synonyms and related words: at a standstill, at anchor, dead still, fixed, idle, immobile, immotive, marmoreal, monumental, motionless, moveless, out of commission, riding at anchor, sculptitory, sculptural, sculpturesque, static, stationary,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • statue — statuelike, adj. /stach ooh/, n. a three dimensional work of art, as a representational or abstract form, carved in stone or wood, molded in a plastic material, cast in bronze, or the like. [1300 50; ME < MF < L statua, n. deriv. of statuere to… …   Universalium

  • plastique — /pla steek /; Fr. /plann steek /, n. 1. a ballet technique for mastering the art of slow, controlled movement and statuelike posing. 2. See plastic explosive. [1795 1805; < F: PLASTIC] * * * …   Universalium

  • sculpturesque — adjective Like or suggesting sculpture: shapely, statuelike, etc …   Wiktionary

  • at a standstill — Synonyms and related words: adamant, adamantine, as is, as per usual, as things are, as usual, at a halt, at a loss, at a nonplus, at a stand, at an impasse, at anchor, baffled, bewildered, dead still, firm, fixed, frozen, idle, immobile,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • fixed — Synonyms and related words: abiding, absolute, acknowledged, admitted, admitting no exception, agreed, aground, aligned, all up with, all out, anchored, arranged, arrayed, arrested, ascertained, assigned, assorted, assured, at a standstill, at… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • idle — Synonyms and related words: abortive, absurd, airy, amble, ambling, asinine, asleep, at a standstill, at anchor, at leisure, at liberty, at loose ends, available, baseless, be a sideliner, be still, bootless, brogue, bum, bum around, catchpenny,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • immobile — Synonyms and related words: abiding, adamant, adamantine, at a standstill, at anchor, changeless, constant, contemplative, continuing, dead still, do nothing, dormant, durable, enduring, firm, fixed, frozen, idle, immotile, immotive, immovable,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • monumental — Synonyms and related words: Atlantean, Brobdingnagian, Cyclopean, Gargantuan, Herculean, Homeric, Olympian, abject, abysmal, aerial, airy, altitudinous, amplitudinous, ascending, aspiring, astronomic, astronomical, awe inspiring, awesome, awful,… …   Moby Thesaurus

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”