balusterlike

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

baluster +‎ -like

Adjective[edit]

balusterlike ‎(comparative more balusterlike, superlative most balusterlike)

  1. Resembling or characteristic of a baluster.
    • 2008 February 15, Wendy Moonan, “Remembering a Woman of Very Original Tastes”, in New York Times[1]:
      Mr. Passebon is showing whimsical pieces, like a pair of vintage white-lacquered metal garden chairs that are a confection of swirls and flowers, and more serious fare, like a pair of Napoleon III miniature seats upholstered in blue velvet with gilded faux bamboo legs and low, balusterlike round backs, also carved and gilded, in imitation of beaded fringe.