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owlish

[ou-lish] /ˈaʊ lɪʃ/
adjective
1.
resembling or characteristic of an owl:
His thick glasses give him an owlish appearance.
Origin
1605-1615
1605-15; owl + -ish1
Related forms
owlishly, adjective
owlishness, noun
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Word Origin and History for owlishness

owlish

adj.

1610s, from owl + -ish. Related: Owlishly; owlishness.

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