owlish

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adjective owl·ish \ˈau̇-lish\

Definition of owlish

  1. :  resembling or suggesting an owl

owlishly

adverb

owlishness

noun

1611

First Known Use of owlish

1611


OWLISH Defined for English Language Learners

owlish

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adjective owl·ish \ˈau̇-lish\

Definition of owlish for English Language Learners

  • : resembling or suggesting an owl


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