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bass +‎ -like


basslike (comparative more basslike, superlative most basslike)

  1. (music) Resembling a bass.
    • 2004 April 16, Peter Margasak, “Causal Dots”, in Chicago Reader[1]:
      On tracks like "Mama's Gonna Make Us a Cake" one guitarist plays basslike parts while the other goes nuts in a scrappy way; for "Evil Operations Classified" Billotte and Wilcox drop into lockstep to exhilarating effect.
  2. Resembling a bass (the fish).
    • 2009 June 28, David Corcoran, “A Greek Menu Peppered With Imagination”, in New York Times[2]:
      Royal dorado was the only disappointment —— intensely basslike in flavor, but dry.