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1. interjection, informal A usually meaningless filler word used to bridge pauses mid-speech. Primarily heard in US. That is, like, such a good idea! What if we, like, reroute the power or something? Maybe we could control the terminals remotely.
2. colloquial A meaningless filler word used at the end of a sentence as a means of adding light emphasis. Primarily heard in Ireland, Scotland. That is just ridiculous, like! A: "What did you do while you worked there?" B: "Oh, lots of things, like. I was the errand boy, so to speak."
3. slang Used with the verb be as a reporting verb, especially for a paraphrased or approximate quotation. Tom was like, "I don't like peas," and I was like, "I don't care if you do or you don't—it's what you're having for dinner!"
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

like

1. interj. an emphatic or meaningless word that, when said frequently, marks the speaker as speaking in a very casual or slangy mode. (see also like, you know. Used in writing only for effect.) This is, like, so silly!
2. interj. a particle meaning roughly saying. (Always with some form of be. Never used in formal writing.) And I’m like, “Well, you should have put your hat on!”
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Shaw don't like it, nor grandma either, I dare say.
The girls all do, and say I ought to have Fweddy Lovell; but I don't like him as well as Hawry Fiske."
She sighed for a locket, and, for the first time in her life, thought seriously of turning up her pretty curls and putting on a "wad." She kept these discontents to herself, however, after she had written to ask her mother if she might have her best dress altered like Fanny's, and received this reply: "No, dear; the dress is proper and becoming as it is, and the old fashion of simplicity the best for all of us.
"You may call me Mary, if you like; but I won't have any ie put on to my name.
"I 've got ten dollars to do what I like with; but it 's meant to get some presents for the children." And Polly took out her purse in an undecided way.
Get them for my party; you 'll dance like a fairy," whispered Fan.
It sounded as if he liked her and was not the least afraid she would not like him, though he was only a common moor boy, in patched clothes and with a funny face and a rough, rusty-red head.
He moved quite close to the bush with the slow movement Mary had noticed before, and then he made a sound almost like the robin's own twitter.
He told her what they looked like when they were flowers; he told her how to plant them, and watch them, and feed and water them.
I was only just like the robin, and they wouldn't take it from the robin." "Where is it?" asked Dickon in a dropped voice.
I like to pay my debts, so I know you will allow `the old gentleman' to send you something which once belonged to the little grand daughter he lost.
When she went home, he walked with her to her own gate, shook hands cordially, and touched his hat as he marched back again, looking very stately and erect, like a handsome, soldierly old gentleman, as he was.
Long before the Cambridge Analytica issue, Facebook was known for being the social media site that allows people to show their "like" for something, while also allowing users to see the number of "likes" they receive from others.
Cramer likes Canopy Growth Corp (NYSE:CGC) and its new management.
Instagram announced Thursday on their official twitter account that they are running a test that hides the total number of likes and video views for some users.