xylophonelike

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

xylophone +‎ -like

Adjective[edit]

xylophonelike (comparative more xylophonelike, superlative most xylophonelike)

  1. Resembling or characteristic of a xylophone.
    • 2007 April 2, Jon Pareles, “A Musical Coalition That Raises the Roof”, New York Times:
      The lyrics were in several West African languages, and the lineup paired African instruments — the kora (the djelis’ 21-string harp-lute), the xylophonelike balafon, the small banjolike ngoni and the booming djembe (hand drum) — with modern counterparts: electric guitar, bass, keyboard and trap drums.