ivorylike

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ivory +‎ -like

Adjective[edit]

ivorylike (comparative more ivorylike, superlative most ivorylike)

  1. Resembling ivory.
    • 1922, James Joyce, Ulysses Chapter 13
      The waxen pallor of her face was almost spiritual in its ivorylike purity though her rosebud mouth was a genuine Cupid's bow, Greekly perfect.