owlishly


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owl·ish

 (ou′lĭsh)
adj.
Resembling or characteristic of an owl.

owl′ish·ly adv.
owl′ish·ness n.
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Adv.1.owlishly - in an owlish manner; "the gentle-looking barrister peered owlishly around him"
Translations

owlishly

adv look, starewie eine Eule

owlishly

[ˈaʊlɪʃlɪ] advcon uno sguardo da gufo
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Fyne only blinked owlishly at this piece of my insight.
He blinked, owlishly. "Oh hello," he said, "I'm from First Leyton Scouts, collecting waste paper for Help the Aged ..." It cost me a tenner.
Hugenon looked at her owlishly down his slightly crooked nose and winked.
Staring owlishly at the screen through one focusing eye, I sat through the opening game.
For example, the artists summarize Avant Garde, 1997/2002--a proposal to reproduce a 1964 photo of overheated mods and rockers mistreating deck chairs as a giant billboard on the Brighton seafront--as "an official commission which aestheticizes youthful rebellion" and "an example of recuperation, the process by which the social order is maintained." The term avant-garde, their proposal intones owlishly, "became widely used to describe anything fashionable...
"Portland just isn't a theatre town," people often say owlishly. In a sense they're right.