Wordlike vs Wormlike - What's the difference?

wordlike | wormlike |


As adjectives the difference between wordlike and wormlike

is that wordlike is resembling a word while wormlike is similar to a worm.

wordlike

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Resembling a word.
  • wormlike

    English

    Alternative forms

    *worm-like

    Adjective

    (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