dovelike definition

  • adjective:
    • Similar to a dove.
    • like a dove; since, a dovelike wing, a dovelike glance, dovelike eyes.
    • calm; innocent; pacifist.
    • minor as a dove; mild; pure and lovable.
  • adverb:
    • In a manner like a dove; because, to "dovelike, remain brooding on the vast abyss" (Milton)
    • As much so as those of a dove; since, "Phoebe's eyes Dovelike mild" (Montanus)
  • others:
    • obtaining the look or attributes of a dove; gentle.

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