Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An owlish or preying disposition or habit.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun rare Affected wisdom; pompous dullness.

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  • noun Affected or pretentious wisdom; pompous dullness.

Etymologies

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owl +‎ -ism

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