basslike

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Etymology[edit]

bass +‎ -like

Adjective[edit]

basslike ‎(comparative more basslike, superlative most basslike)

  1. (music) Resembling a bass.
    • 2004 April 16, Peter Margasak, “Causal Dots”[1], Chicago Reader:
      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”[2], New York Times:
      Royal dorado was the only disappointment —— intensely basslike in flavor, but dry.

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