barnaclelike

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

barnacle +‎ -like

Adjective[edit]

barnaclelike (comparative more barnaclelike, superlative most barnaclelike)

  1. Resembling or characteristic of a barnacle, especially in clinging tightly to a surface.
    • 2007 June 21, Craig S. Smith, “Recalling the Princess They Called Mother”, New York Times:
      Prince Albert, together with his sisters, selected hundreds of items from among his mother’s possessions for public display beginning July 12 at the Grimaldi Forum, Monaco’s modern barnaclelike conference center by the sea.