Ivory vs Ivorylike - What's the difference?
As adjectives the difference between ivory and ivorylike
is that ivory
is made of ivory while ivorylike
is resembling ivory.
As a noun ivory
is (uncountable) the hard white form of dentine which forms the tusks of elephants, walruses and other animals.
(uncountable) The hard white form of dentine which forms the tusks of elephants, walruses and other animals.
A creamy white colour, the colour of ivory.
Something made from or resembling ivory.
(collective singular or in plural) The teeth.
(collective singular or in plural) The keys of a piano.
(slang) A white person.
Made of ivory.
Mr. Pratt's Patients
, passage=Men that I knew around Wapatomac didn't wear high, shiny plug hats, nor yeller spring overcoats, nor carry canes with ivory heads as big as a catboat's anchor, as you might say.}}
Resembling or having the colour of ivory.
* ivory tower
* ivory black
* Ivory Coast
* ivory gull
* ivory nut
* ivory palm
* ivory-billed woodpecker
* ivory-nut palm
* ivory shell
* vegetable ivory
* 1922 , (James Joyce), Chapter 13
- The waxen pallor of her face was almost spiritual in its ivorylike purity though her rosebud mouth was a genuine Cupid's bow, Greekly perfect.