koanlike

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

koan +‎ -like

Adjective[edit]

koanlike ‎(comparative more koanlike, superlative most koanlike)

  1. 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”[1], New York Times:
      There is a koanlike suggestiveness to it all.