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English definition of “owlish”

owlish

adjective uk   /ˈaʊ.lɪʃ/ us  
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.IntelligencePerceptive
owlishly
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
He peered owlishly over his glasses.IntelligencePerceptive
(Definition of owlish from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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