look like

look like

  1. (idiomatic, impersonal) To seem; appear.
    It looks like I'm stuck with you.
  2. (idiomatic, transitive) To be similar in appearance to; resemble.
    • 1922, Margery Williams, The Velveteen Rabbit
      He loved him so hard that he loved all his whiskers off, and the pink lining to his ears turned grey, and his brown spots faded. He even began to lose his shape, and he scarcely looked like a rabbit any more, except to the Boy.
    Ostriches look like emus to some people, but they are only distantly related.
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