adverb see owlish

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • owlishly — adverb In an owlish manner. He gazed owlishly down at his confederates and they gazed owlishly back at him …   Wiktionary

  • owlishly — owlish ► ADJECTIVE 1) like an owl, especially in being wise or solemn. 2) (of glasses or eyes) resembling the large round eyes of an owl. DERIVATIVES owlishly adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • owlishly — adverb in an owlish manner the gentle looking barrister peered owlishly around him • Derived from adjective: ↑owlish …   Useful english dictionary

  • owlishly — See owlish. * * * …   Universalium

  • owlishly — aÊŠlɪʃlɪ adv. in a serious manner; like an owl …   English contemporary dictionary

  • owlishly — owl·ish·ly …   English syllables

  • owlishly — See: owlish …   English dictionary

  • owlish — owlishly, adj. owlishness, n. /ow lish/, adj. resembling or characteristic of an owl: His thick glasses give him an owlish appearance. [1605 15; OWL + ISH1] * * * …   Universalium

  • The Frost King — Infobox Short story name = The Frost King title orig = Autumn Leavescite web |last=Sullivan |first=Anne |authorlink=Anne Sullivan |title=Mis Sullivan s Account of the Frost King |work=The Story of My Life… …   Wikipedia

  • owlish — UK [ˈaʊlɪʃ] / US adjective someone who is owlish has round eyes, or seems wise Derived word: owlishly adverb She blinked at him owlishly …   English dictionary

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