owlishness
noun see owlish

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • owlishness — See owlishly. * * * …   Universalium

  • owlishness — noun The state or condition of being owlish …   Wiktionary

  • owlishness — owl·ish·ness …   English syllables

  • owlishness — noun see owlish * * * owlˈishness noun • • • Main Entry: ↑owl …   Useful english dictionary

  • owlish — adjective Date: 1611 resembling or suggesting an owl • owlishly adverb • owlishness noun …   New Collegiate 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

  • 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 owlishness noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • owlish — [oul′ish] adj. like or characteristic of an owl owlishly adv. owlishness n …   English World dictionary

  • owl — n. 1 any nocturnal bird of prey of the order Strigiformes, with large eyes and a hooked beak, including barn owls, tawny owls, etc. 2 colloq. a person compared to an owl, esp. in looking solemn or wise. Phrases and idioms: owl light dusk,… …   Useful english dictionary

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