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owlish

adjective uk   us   /ˈaʊ.lɪʃ/
A person who is owlish looks serious and intelligent and usually wears glasses: He was an owlish figure, sitting in the corner of the library.
owlishly
adverb uk   us   /-li/
He peered owlishly over his glasses.
Translations of “owlish”
in Chinese (Traditional) (人)長得似貓頭鷹的,儒雅嚴肅的…
in Chinese (Simplified) (人)长得似猫头鹰的,儒雅严肃的…
(Definition of owlish from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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