Definitions

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  • adj. Resembling or characteristic of an owl.
  • adj. In a bad mood; cranky.
  • adj. Seeing poorly.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Seeing no better than an owl by day; purblind; blear-eyed.

Etymologies

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owl +‎ -y

Examples

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  • 24 times a day.

    April 19, 2011

  • "Leave a twinkling eye to owlie sights"

    April 19, 2011