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suchlike Line breaks: such|like
Pronunciation: /ˈsʌtʃlʌɪk/

Definition of suchlike in English:


Things of the type mentioned: carpets, old chairs, tables, and suchlike
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  • I explained that the cheques were in my bag because I always kept a few with me to cover the cost of office supplies and suchlike and that I had seen no reason to take them out just because I was going to spend a few hours in Michigan.
  • Then, of course, I was writing more and more journalism, so a lot of jokes and suchlike that might have gone into lighter poems went into reviewing.
  • There will be signings and readings and suchlike in the UK and Dublin in the week between Edinburgh and Edinburgh, promise.


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Of the type mentioned: food, drink, clothing, and suchlike provisions
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  • Church collections, school outings, Boy Scout subscriptions and so on came out of the family purse: subscriptions to the Beano, the purchase of liquorice bootlaces and suchlike fripperies were our own affair.
  • Speaking as a foreign national, in this post 911 world I find it hard enough to get into the US with a valid green card, and am always rather nervous about accidentally bringing fruit or suchlike contraband into the country.
  • The Republicans have promoted a powerful variant on populism aimed at an elite of politicians, professors, artsy-fartsy types, and suchlike specimens.
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