koan + -like
koanlike (comparative more koanlike, superlative most koanlike)
- Resembling a koan or some aspect of one: cryptic, concise, thought-provoking, etc.
2007 January 23, Dinitia Smith, “A Career in Letters, 50 Years and Counting”, in New York Times:
- There is a koanlike suggestiveness to it all.