ostrichlike

ostrichlike

(ˈɒstrɪtʃˌlaɪk)
adj
resembling an ostrich
adv
in the manner of an ostrich
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So when this very terrible thing happened in Manchester, earlier this week I became quite ostrichlike.
officials suggest that this ostrichlike approach, with America's head firmly in the sand, could backfire.
The desire to resist the disorder of change is an understandable human aspiration, but to attempt to resolve the disorder by returning to "the simple life" is ostrichlike in the extreme.
Kim Adam's white rhea called Hamish - an ostrichlike bird - panicked so much his body went into spasms and he had to be put down.
An ostrichlike response by the Defense Department and Congress to the prospect of further defense cuts is not likely to work.
Attenborough and the Giant Egg BBC2, 8pm Fifty years on from his first visit, David Attenborough is returning to Madagascar to see how it's changed during the intervening period, and also to search for more clues about one of his most treasured possessions, the egg of an elephant bird, an ostrichlike creature that weighed half a ton.
Nausea at the empty rhetoric, the vacuous slogans, and the ostrichlike reaction to everything that goes wrong in our country.
If the government continues to follow an ostrichlike policy of burying its head in sand in the face of trouble, we might well end up with that commodity in our granaries.
In Inner Mongolia, researchers dug up an entire herd of young, ostrichlike dinosaurs that they said will provide critical insight into how the creatures grew up.
Women can be just as ostrichlike, averse to tests, and blissful in their ignorance of what's going on "inside.
With his ability to juggle work and play, marriage and infidelity, ostrichlike de Gaulle and pinnipedian Churchill, all on his diminutive feet, he was a master as much of life's three-ring circus as of its hunt.
He clings to an ostrichlike rationalism by ascribing terrorism to "root causes": someone must be to blame for making terrorism a rational alternative, namely, America or the Jews.