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Definition of "owlish" []

  • Resembling or characteristic of an owl. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "owlish" in a sentence
  • "The American nodded with a kind of owlish solemnity."
  • "The Canadian-born, "owlish" architect loses his cool with a reporter from the British newspaper the"
  • "We must first deal with his successor, the owlish Ayman al-Zawahiri and perhaps the Taliban's Mullah Omar."