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Meaning of "owlishly" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF OWLISHLY

owlishly  [ˈaʊlɪʃlɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF OWLISHLY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Owlishly is an adverb.
The adverb is an invariable part of the sentence that can change, explain or simplify a verb or another adverb.

WHAT DOES OWLISHLY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of owlishly in the English dictionary

The definition of owlishly in the dictionary is in a solemn and wise manner.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH OWLISHLY


bullishly
ˈbʊlɪʃlɪ
childishly
ˈtʃaɪldɪʃlɪ
churlishly
ˈtʃɜːlɪʃlɪ
devilishly
ˈdevlɪʃlɪ
dollishly
ˈdɒlɪʃlɪ
dullishly
ˈdʌlɪʃlɪ
fallalishly
fælˈlælɪʃlɪ
feverishly
ˈfiːvərɪʃlɪ
fiendishly
ˈfiːndɪʃlɪ
foolishly
ˈfuːlɪʃlɪ
ghoulishly
ˈɡuːlɪʃlɪ
girlishly
ˈɡɜːlɪʃlɪ
hellishly
ˈhɛlɪʃlɪ
lavishly
ˈlævɪʃlɪ
mulishly
ˈmjuːlɪʃlɪ
sheepishly
ˈʃiːpɪʃlɪ
sluggishly
ˈslʌɡɪʃlɪ
stylishly
ˈstaɪlɪʃlɪ
ticklishly
ˈtɪklɪʃlɪ
unselfishly
ʌnˈsɛlfɪʃlɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE OWLISHLY

owerloup
Owerri
owing
owing to
owl
owl-like
owler
owlery
owlet
owlish
owlishness
own
own brand
own goal
own label
own-brand
own-label
ownable
owner
owner-driver

WORDS THAT END LIKE OWLISHLY

aguishly
amateurishly
boyishly
cartoonishly
clannishly
cliquishly
coquettishly
doltishly
freakishly
freshly
garishly
impishly
knavishly
oafishly
outlandishly
peevishly
selfishly
skittishly
squeamishly
uppishly
waggishly

Synonyms and antonyms of owlishly in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «owlishly» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF OWLISHLY

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

Translator English - Chinese

owlishly
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

como un búho
570 millions of speakers

English

owlishly
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

owlishly
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

شبيه بالبوم
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

совиному
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

como uma coruja
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

owlishly
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

comme un hibou
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Tak terhingga
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

eulenhaft
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

owlishly
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

owlishly
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Owlishly
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

owlishly
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

owlishly
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

अस्ताव्यस्तपणे
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

owlishly
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

owlishly
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

sowa
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

совиному
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

owlishly
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

owlishly
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

owlishly
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

owlishly
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

owlishly
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of owlishly

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «OWLISHLY»

The term «owlishly» is normally little used and occupies the 138.345 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «OWLISHLY» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «owlishly» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «owlishly» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about owlishly

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «OWLISHLY»

Discover the use of owlishly in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to owlishly and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary
liJUi/ adverb He peered owlishly over his glasses. own /aun/ ® /oun/ ^determiner, pronoun 1 © belonging to or done by a particular person or thing: Each neighbourhood in New York has its own characteristics. C I'd like to have my very own ...
‎2008
2
Untitled
lIS/ adjective A person who is owlish has a round face, usually wears glasses, and looks serious and intelligent: He was an owlish figure, sitting in the corner of the library. . owlishly /"aU.lIS.li/ adverb He peered owlishly over his glasses. own  ...
3
The Prairie Schooner
TO THOSE WHO LOOK OWLISHLY DOROTHY HUGHES To those who look owlishly on this shining, I say that surely the translated sun, Although it whitens in the woman's hair, Flourishes, or lies tiger on the chair, Here is accomplished.
Lowry Charles Wimberly, 1955
4
An Unwilling Conquest
Em blinked owlishly at the tips of her halfboots, peeking from beneath her dirtied hem. A broad smile slowly broke across her face. “You know—your. .. er, inexperience is not really a handicap, not in your case. In fact,” she continued, her old ...
Stephanie Laurens, 2013
5
Mission Gamma Book Three: Cathedral
Vaughn glanced around the room and noted that Shar, Merimark, Gordimer, and science specialists T'rb and Kurt Hunter were all present. Along with Bowers, they stood totally still, staring owlishly at the geometrical contradiction that slowly ...
Michael A. Martin, Andy Mangels, 2002
6
Operation Pax
They disposed him, when he realized that his mother wanted to get the table cleared, to sit owlishly over the repast, nibbling his way through toast and marmalade at the steady rate of one slice every twelve minutes. This recalcitrance, however ...
Michael Innes, 2001
7
In Search Of Sushi Tora
“We need to give the room more character,” he said with a flourish, knowing that this was what she always sought, “and we need you to 'tread a course pretty and full of view.'” He peered at her owlishly through the safety goggles, his hand on ...
Emily Kemme, 2011
8
Great Cartoonists and Their Art
His glasses were perched precariously thereon, and he peered through them owlishly. He was painfully shy and would go out of his way to avoid staffers or visitors to the paper. He would arrive very early at the office before anyone appeared, ...
Art Wood
9
Greek Tycoons & City Seductions Bundle
... of contrast colour from tamarisk, oleander and geranium; a challenge she responded to with her usual concentration. When Eleni coughed tactfully, rattling a tray, Isobel looked up, blinking owlishly, and smiled. 'Drinks—wonderful; I'm thirsty.
Lucy Gordon, Catherine George, Nicola Marsh, 2010
10
Closer Encounters
Opening her eyes to a bright wash of light, Tracy blinked owlishly and squinted at the blank TV screen. “Who won?” she mumbled. “Navy. You owe me fifty cents.” The hard pillow under her cheek shifted. She turned her head and Drew's face ...
Merline Lovelace, 2006

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «OWLISHLY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term owlishly is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Review: Perhaps You Need To Be Drunk To Enjoy Brendan …
His restaurateur dad Peter (Jack Thompson) owlishly begs his son to share “a bloody drink”, while his mum Susan (Robyn Nevin) literally ... «Junkee, Jul 15»
2
National Gallery, BBC4
And Penny assumes the owlishly enigmatic look of Louis Theroux. In fact this is no behind-the-scenes chronicle of power games. The camera ... «Financial Times, May 15»
3
60 Minutes at a Shark Tank Open Casting
The guy behind them—younger, owlishly alert—is named Shaan Patel. “What vertical do you work for? Gizmodo? Valleywag?” he asks. He's a ... «Jezebel, Apr 15»
4
Dr Brown's one-off return of Befrdfgth has audience in stitches
Even before he officially takes to the stage, the black-gowned magician of mime has the audience laughing as he peers out, owlishly, from ... «Sydney Morning Herald, Mar 15»
5
Theresa May could have been taken for Sam Fox during Budget …
Lord Lawson, an ex-Chancellor, watched owlishly from on high. Near him was Lord Archer, novelist, fantasist. Despite a decent stab by Ed ... «Daily Mail, Mar 15»
6
Book reviews: Young Eliot by Robert Crawford
The owlishly cerebral persona evolved out of previous attempts to define himself. There is something almost pitiable about Eliot playing the ... «Scotsman, Jan 15»
7
Review: Once Upon a Time - 'The Snow Queen'
Jared Gilmore is really trying to act now days instead of justing blinking owlishly at the camera and Lana Parilla has been allowing present-day ... «FemPop Magazine, Nov 14»
8
Gone boys: The Missing writers Jack and Harry Williams on child …
Pale, owlishly bespectacled and by turns joky and earnest, Jack and Harry Williams do not look like the sort of young men to play on our worst ... «Evening Standard, Nov 14»
9
Your Weekly Hoodoo/ Sweetheart Thread
She wore old lady glasses to complete the look, the kind with the owlishly-large eye-peepers and rolled plastic frames. Oh, and I have failed to ... «Roll 'Bama Roll, Oct 14»
10
FEIN: Leon Panetta's foreign policy hallucinations
Deputy Defense Secretary Paul D. Wolfowitz owlishly testified before the March 2003 invasion of Iraq that, “There is a lot of money there. «Washington Times, Oct 14»

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