Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “lifelike”

See all translations

lifelike

adjective uk   /ˈlaɪf.laɪk/ us  
used to describe something that appears real or very similar to what is real: A lifelike portrait of his two daughters hung on the wall. The mask was so lifelike it was quite frightening.
Translations of “lifelike”
in Chinese (Traditional) 逼真的,維肖維妙的…
in Russian как живой…
in Turkish canlı gibi, sahici gibi…
in Chinese (Simplified) 逼真的,惟妙惟肖的…
in Polish realistyczny…
(Definition of lifelike from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of lifelike?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “lifelike” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

guru

a religious leader or teacher in the Hindu or Sikh religion

Word of the Day

The way we move (Verbs for walking and running)

by Kate Woodford,
March 25, 2015
​​​ This week we’re looking at interesting ways to describe the way that people move. Most of the verbs that we’ll be considering describe how fast or slow people move. Others describe the attitude or state of mind of the person walking or running. Some describe both. Starting with verbs for walking slowly,

Read More 

crossfit noun

March 23, 2015
high-intensity strength training Two women in strappy dresses discussed how much weight they could snatch

Read More