Definition of 'owlish'
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Harry was a tall, thin individual with a large Billy Bunter owlish face on top of his lean body. GOODBYE CURATE (2001)"The neat, precise man peering through owlish spectacles corrected him painstakingly in English spoken with a clipped, formal accent. THE SOUND OF MURDER (2001)
She was petite, with small features behind owlish glasses, and her short hair was clipped into salt-and-pepper waves. RUNNING FROM THE LAW (2001)
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Used Rarely. owlish is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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