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Meaning of "owl-like" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF OWL-LIKE

owl-like  [ˈaʊlˌlaɪk] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF OWL-LIKE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Owl-Like is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES OWL-LIKE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of owl-like in the English dictionary

The definition of owl-like in the dictionary is resembling an owl. Other definition of owl-like is like an owl in looking solemn and wise.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH OWL-LIKE


bowllike
ˈbəʊlˌlaɪk
cell-like
ˈsɛlˌlaɪk
eel-like
ˈiːlˌlaɪk
funnel-like
ˈfʌn əlˌlaɪk
jewel-like
ˈdʒuːəlˌlaɪk
mammal-like
ˈmæməlˌlaɪk
metal-like
ˈmetəlˌlaɪk
needlelike
ˈniːdəlˌlaɪk
oil-like
ˈɔɪlˌlaɪk
petal-like
ˈpɛtəlˌlaɪk
saddle-like
ˈsædəlˌlaɪk
scale-like
ˈskeɪlˌlaɪk
seal-like
ˈsiːlˌlaɪk
snail-like
ˈsneɪlˌlaɪk
soul-like
ˈsəʊlˌlaɪk
tail-like
ˈteɪlˌlaɪk
temple-like
ˈtempəlˌlaɪk
tunnel-like
ˈtʌnəlˌlaɪk
wall-like
ˈwɔːlˌlaɪk
wool-like
ˈwʊlˌlaɪk

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE OWL-LIKE

ower
owerby
owerloup
Owerri
owing
owing to
owl
owler
owlery
owlet
owlish
owlishly
owlishness
own
own brand
own goal
own label
own-brand

WORDS THAT END LIKE OWL-LIKE

bird-like
cloth-like
daughter-like
dislike
forest-like
garden-like
guitar-like
hammer-like
human-like
jacket-like
jelly-like
like-for-like
ribbon-like
shell-like
stone-like
summer-like
village-like
virus-like
water-like
winter-like
woman-like

Synonyms and antonyms of owl-like in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «owl-like» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF OWL-LIKE

Find out the translation of owl-like to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of owl-like from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «owl-like» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

猫头鹰状
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

- búho como
570 millions of speakers

English

owl-like
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

उल्लू की तरह
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

تشبه البومة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Сова , как
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

coruja -like
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

পেঁচার মতন
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

hibou - comme
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Burung hantu
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

owl- wie
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

フクロウのような
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

올빼미 처럼
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Owl kaya
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

cú giống như
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஆந்தை போன்ற
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

घुमडीसारखे
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

baykuş benzeri
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

owl -like
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

jak sowa
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Сова , як
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

- bufnita ca
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

κουκουβάγια - όπως
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

uil -agtige
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

uggla liknande
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

ugle -lignende
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of owl-like

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «OWL-LIKE»

The term «owl-like» is normally little used and occupies the 136.311 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «OWL-LIKE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about owl-like

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «OWL-LIKE»

Discover the use of owl-like in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to owl-like and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Sasol Southern African Birds: A Photographic Guide
... is slightly smaller than the Pearl-spotted Owlet; its dark grey plumage with black streaks and prominent 'ear' tufts also help to differentiate it from that species . The Southern White-faced Scops-Owl, like this species, has 'ear' tufts, but its ...
Ian Sinclair, Ian Hugh Davidson, 1995
2
The Little White Owl
A little white owl earns the friendship of the more colorful owls he has discovered by entertaining them with beautiful stories.
Tracey Corderoy, 2010
3
How to Spot an Owl
One response is a wail described by some as screech-owl like, others sound vaguely like a barred owl. A common response that we call the "challenge call" is a catlike whine or yelp, which rises in tone at the end. It is fairly soft, like a catbird's ...
Patricia Taylor Sutton, 1999
4
Hedayat's "Blind Owl" as a Western Novel
It is, in addition, the Poe text with the clearest analogies in The Blind Owl. Like The Blind Owl, it focuses on aggression against the speaker's wife, an act of aggression erased from memory and called forth at the climax. In The Blind Owl the ...
Michael Beard, 2014
5
The Owl
Instead of an obligatory ring there was an authentic owl-like 'whooooo whooooo whooooo' sound. A large carved owl with horizontal slots was roughly drawn on the ornate cedar door. Marni spied a pair of large, inhuman, exaggerated eyes ...
Thunderlight Publishing, 2009
6
The Wisdom of the Spotted Owl: Policy Lessons For A New Century
... resource and environmental policy. Since the responsibility for public land management resides with the federal agencies, their ability to do their job with authority and sensitivity to public values is critical to avoiding future owl—like battles.
Steven Lewis Yaffee, 1994
7
Aristotle Owl: The Beckoning Bottoms
Josh protested, "Gee Allen. . .1 know that you are the ingenious one — but that's dorky. How about Aristotle Owl? Owl, like the wise bird. . .short for Allen." Well, it stuck. Josh started calling me Aristotle Owl. I didn't consider myself a philosopher  ...
R. A. Arthur, 2008
8
Aaron and the Snowy Owl
He recognized the Snowy Owl. Like all of the animals of the forest, he knew of the mission the owl had been assigned. “Aren't you a little out of your hunting area, Owl?” he asked. The owl had also seen the fox but feigning she 34 Jim & Ann ...
Ann Sheridan, 2013
9
The Owl
One of them flew past and after sometime came back, landing on the nearest branch behind the owl. Two more birds followed. Soon many others joined and silently formed a circle around the owl like a congregation of witchcraft ...
10
One Man's Owl
The eye of the great horned owl, like the human eye, contains both rods and cones (File, 1973). Evolutionary evidence also suggests that owls may have color vision. Bunny brings in a variety of small nocturnal mammals. These come in ...
Alice Calaprice, 1993

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «OWL-LIKE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term owl-like is used in the context of the following news items.
1
'Jurassic World' film merchandise lifts Hasbro earnings
It also struggled in its girls segment, where revenues slumped 22 per cent to $127.5m, due to poor demand for its Furby owl-like fluffy robot and ... «Financial Times, Jul 15»
2
Song of the Sea Review
Another, an owl-like old woman called Macha, is akin to the grotesque Yubaba in Spirited Away. Song of the Sea's steeped in Irish folklore, yet ... «Den of Geek!, Jul 15»
3
The Surgeon Said That Gay Rights Was Just a Fad
She was a tall gangly woman from New Zealand with enormous owl-like glasses. Although well read and generally smart, she had one failing: ... «Huffington Post, Jul 15»
4
Stretch Yourself: Yoga Helps Soccer Players Stay Mobile And Agile
With that owl-like field of vision, nobody will be able to steal the ball from you! The movement: 1. Sit on your right glute. 2. Have your left knee up ... «ESPN, Jul 15»
5
Love Island's Danielle has just totally pied the show!
It's probably time to call Jonathan over for some calming words of owl-like wisdom, isn't it..? Love Island continues Saturday at 9:00pm on ITV2. «Radio Times, Jun 15»
6
Why 'Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell' Is the TV Fantasy of 2015
And they set about finding actors who could bring the dandyish magical newbie Strange and the reclusive, owl-like Norrell to life. The former ... «RollingStone.com, Jun 15»
7
Motherlode | Camp After a Transplant: Harder on Mother Than …
Though I no longer hoard stockpiles of Purell, my eyes still dart, owl-like, for predators. “We're on it,” Paula said. “She'll have a blast; I'm more ... «New York Times, Jun 15»
8
This Owl House Could Totally Be in a Disney Movie
Snow White certainly had quite the quaint country cottage, but this owl-like cabin proves she could have dialed up the thematic whimsy a bit ... «GoodHousekeeping.com, May 15»
9
ASUS mascot “Zenny” busts out
Electronics company ASUS reveals a mascot owl to lead them into the future. This owl-like creature has a lightning bolt on his belly and a ... «SlashGear, May 15»
10
Owl-shaped shed nominated for Shed of the Year
... shed's unique design features curved windows made from old glass bottles which look like eyes and gives the shed an owl-like appearance. «Liverpool Echo, May 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Owl-Like [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/owl-like>. Nov 2019 ».
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