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raga +‎ -like


ragalike (comparative more ragalike, superlative most ragalike)

  1. Resembling raga or some aspect of it.
    • 2007 February 3, Nate Chinen, “Kindred Spirits in Groove”, in New York Times[1]:
      On a ballad called “If Only Once,” she shared lyrical duties with Mr. Cline, who demonstrated sensitivity and restraint in an improvisation over a ragalike pedal tone. Ms. Scheinman’s solo on the tune was stately but not remote; she packed many shades of melancholy into a few understated phrases.