Thistlelike vs Whistlelike - What's the difference?

thistlelike | whistlelike |


As adjectives the difference between thistlelike and whistlelike

is that thistlelike is having the form or characteristics of a thistle while whistlelike is resembling or characteristic of a whistle (shrill high-pitched sound).

thistlelike

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Having the form or characteristics of a thistle
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    whistlelike

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Resembling or characteristic of a whistle (shrill high-pitched sound).
  • Resembling or characteristic of a whistle (musical instrument).