abbeylike

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

abbey +‎ -like

Adjective[edit]

abbeylike (comparative more abbeylike, superlative most abbeylike)

  1. Resembling or characteristic of an abbey.
    • 1981, William Scheller, Train trips: exploring America by rail (page 67)
      Fort Tryon Park, just north of the George Washington Bridge, is the site of the Cloisters, an imposing abbeylike structure housing the Metropolitan Museum's medieval collections.