Definition of Slavelike

1. Adjective. Suitable for a slave or servant.

Similar to: Servile



Definition of Slavelike

1. Adjective. Resembling a slave, or resembling conditions of slavery ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Slavelike

slaveboys
slaved
slaved away
slavedealer
slavedealers
slavedealing
slavedom
slavedoms
slavegirl
slavegirls
slaveholder
slaveholders
slaveholding
slaveholdings
slaveless
slavelike (current term)
slavemaster
slavemasters
slaveowner
slaveowners
slavered
slaverer
slaverers
slaveries
slavering
slaveringly
slavers
slavery
slaves

Literary usage of Slavelike

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1. The English Poets: Selections with Critical Introductions by Thomas Humphry Ward (1917)
"To-morrow, brightest-eyed of Avon's train, To-morrow thou art slavelike bound and sold, Another's and another's ; haste away, Winde through the willows, ..."

2. pennsylvania archives by Pennsylvania State Library, Pennsylvania Dept. of Public Instruction, Pennsylvania Secretary of the Commonwealth (1878)
"That we will not allow any one to remove, without before paying or giving security is indeed not so slavelike and odious for free people, as your Honors ..."

3. The North American Review by Making of America Project, Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge (1846)
"... the stream, no longer dashing from its mountain heights, will ever after creep, humbled and slavelike, in a lowly channel far beneath its present bed. ..."

4. The Rulers of the South: Sicily, Calabria, Malta by Francis Marion Crawford (1900)
"slavelike, he abandoned his comrades and escaped from the city, but was taken and brought before the consul. • Being asked questions about the state of the ..."

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