What does look-alike mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. double, image, look-alike(adj)

    someone who closely resembles a famous person (especially an actor)

    "he could be Gingrich's double"; "she's the very image of her mother"

  2. look-alike(adj)

    resembling closely

    "they have look-alike cars"


  1. look-alike(Noun)

    A person who is visually similar to another; a double


  1. Look-alike

    A look-alike is a person who closely resembles another person. In popular Western culture, a look-alike is a person who bears a close physical resemblance to a celebrity, politician or member of royalty. Many look-alikes earn a living by making guest appearances at public events or performing on television or film, playing the person they resemble. A large variety of celebrity look-alike images can be found throughout the web, including images placed by professional agencies that offer their services. Look-alikes have also figured prominently at least since the 19th century in literature, and in the 20th and 21st centuries in film.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of look-alike in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of look-alike in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Amy Stephens:

    People get these mixed up because they look alike, but couscous is essentially pasta.

  2. Ann Dunwoody:

    What I've realized is how important diversity is to solving complex and challenging problems that we have today, if we are sitting with all men that look alike and trained alike they tend to come out with similar solutions. The power of diversifying ... makes any organization better. Even on the battlefield. Particularly on the battlefield.

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