Definitions

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  • adjective Resembling a cow.

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  • adjective Resembling a cow.

Etymologies

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cow +‎ -like

Examples

  • Again, the same cowlike expressions from patrons as he passed.

    The Taste of Coins from Treasure Troves

  • He watched him paint and asked him questions, learned to imitate his walk and gestures, drank the same Pernods that the old professor drank and all the while painted pleasant fields full of cows and cowlike peasants for the annual show.

    Valfierno

  • He watched him paint and asked him questions, learned to imitate his walk and gestures, drank the same Pernods that the old professor drank and all the while painted pleasant fields full of cows and cowlike peasants for the annual show.

    Valfierno

  • Of course not – this year another identikit bunch of plebs have managed to wander cowlike into the live X Factor finals, and this time their name is 4Sure.

    X Factor Betting Odds: Simon Cowell All Boo Hoo Hoo?

  • But don't you also hate her a little bit, for being so stupid and helplessly cowlike?

    Archive 2007-04-01

  • There were the weird, cowlike mechanical AT-ATs and smaller AT-STs that participated in the assault on Hoth, and there were B-Wings and other weirdo ships.

    The Answers To That Silly Trivia Quiz

  • And this doctrine is perhaps the more redoubtable, because it harms all sorts of men; not only the heroic and self-reliant, but the obedient, cowlike squadrons.

    Lay Morals

  • Instead, he slowed, hovered vertically, and spread his wings as far as they would go, using them as scoops, to drive the hapless, cowlike civilians back toward the edge of the roof.

    The Sinister Six Combo

  • When he looked up, Anna noted that his eyes were deep and brown, almost cowlike except for the intentness and concentration they held.

    Darksong Rising

  • "Say," he said, looking about him in cowlike wonder.

    Lord of the Isles

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