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belike

Line breaks: be¦like
Pronunciation: /bɪˈlʌɪk
 
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Definition of belike in English:

adverb

[sentence adverb] archaic
In all likelihood; probably: some earnest business is afoot belike
More example sentences
  • The roars, belike, would have gradually subsided in dreadful rumblings of more than utterable or conquerable mirth.
  • Belike they were not known, or else not used.
  • And thy wife, belike, or thy mother, reared her?

Origin

mid 16th century: from by + like1.

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