- Word Parts
|part of speech:
||having qualities useful in business; serious; efficient; systematic.
In this job, it's good to get along with people, but it is more important to be businesslike.
- efficient, pragmatic, serious, systematic
- similar words:
- orderly, precise, thorough
The word businesslike
contains the following part:
that means similar to, in the manner of
More about this word part:
The suffix -like
attaches primarily to English nouns to form adjectives.