Definition of Owlishly

1. Adverb. In an owlish manner. "The gentle-looking barrister peered owlishly around him"

Partainyms: Owlish



Definition of Owlishly

1. Adverb. In an owlish manner. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Owlishly

1. owlish [adv] - See also: owlish

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Owlishly

owlclaws
owld
owled
owler
owleries
owlers
owlery
owlet
owlet moth
owlets
owlier
owliest
owliness
owling
owlish
owlishly (current term)
owlishness
owlishnesses
owlism
owllight
owllike
owls
owly
owly-eyed
owly eied
own
own(a)
own controls
own goal
own goals

Literary usage of Owlishly

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1. The Atlantic Monthly by Making of America Project (1860)
"asked Nan, as that functionary appeared, blinking owlishly, but utterly repudiating the idea of sleep. " He went down the garding, ..."

2. Sunset by Southern Pacific Company, Southern Pacific Company. Passenger Dept (1913)
"... fully dressed, on her bed, at the foot of which Soft Wind and Sam Singer were standing, gazing at her owlishly. She commenced to sob immediately, ..."

3. Sunset by Southern Pacific Company, Southern Pacific Company. Passenger Dept (1914)
"The man steadied himself against the counter and regarded her owlishly. "Wanna get married, me and the kid here. Wanna priest." Mrs. Braun darted a look at ..."

4. The Popular Science Monthly (1877)
"Here is found that oddly-bird- like owl, standing so un-owlishly high on its naked legs, the burrow ing owl (Athene cunicularia, Bonap. ..."

5. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1909)
"I could only stare owlishly at my four grave gentlemen. Mr. Galloway went on unperturbed. "I have told you that in America wf are not yet republicans. ..."

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