hawklike

adjective
hawk·​like | \ ˈhȯk-ˌlīk How to pronounce hawklike (audio) \
variants: or hawk-like

Definition of hawklike

: resembling or suggesting a hawk in appearance or character a hawklike bird … penetrating eyes and a beaked nose that gives him a hawklike appearance …— Mark Wexler … his aspect began to change again, becoming leaner, avid, hawk-like, his movements more aggressive …— Don Wallace

First Known Use of hawklike

circa 1611, in the meaning defined above

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“Hawklike.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hawklike. Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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