Wormlike vs Dormlike - What's the difference?

wormlike | dormlike |

As adjectives the difference between wormlike and dormlike

is that wormlike is similar to a worm while dormlike is resembling a dorm (dormitory) or some aspect of one.



Alternative forms



(en adjective)
  • Similar to a worm.
  • The plastic fishing lure was remarkably wormlike .
  • Similar to that of a worm
  • The creature has a wormlike body
    He has wormlike view of the universe.
  • (chemistry, of the molecules of a polymer) Having a smoothly curved form when heated.
  • See also

    *helminthic *vermian *vermiform

    Derived terms

    *wormlike chain




    (en adjective)
  • Resembling a dorm (dormitory) or some aspect of one.
  • * {{quote-news, year=2007, date=January 7, author=Joyce Cohen, title=Where the Grass Is Greener, work=New York Times citation
  • , passage=From left: a one-bedroom apartment at Windsor Court in Murray Hill had a dormlike feel; a house on East 27th Street had tiny rooms and a very low ceiling in the kitchen; the one-bedroom at Windsor Park has no view, but is just a block from Central Park; Christoffer Eriksson and Muge Tuncel Eriksson with Barkley. }}