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See definition of owl on Dictionary.com
  • as inthief
  • as inburglar
  • as inlarcenist
  • as inpilferer
  • as inpurloiner
  • as instealer

synonyms for owl

  • bandit
  • burglar
  • criminal
  • crook
  • mugger
  • pickpocket
  • pirate
  • robber
  • sniper
  • swindler
  • cheat
  • clip
  • defalcator
  • embezzler
  • hijacker
  • housebreaker
  • kleptomaniac
  • larcener
  • larcenist
  • lifter
  • moonlighter
  • pilferer
  • plunderer
  • prowler
  • punk
  • scrounger
  • shoplifter
  • spider
  • stealer
  • cat burglar
  • heister
  • highway robber
  • holdup artist
  • porch climber
  • purloiner
  • stickup artist
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antonyms for owl

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      How to use owl in a sentence

      The owl would see the fish, approach for a closer look, and get caught.
      THE QUEST TO SNARE—AND SAVE—THE WORLD’S LARGEST OWLJONATHAN SLAGHTAUGUST 28, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
      It was right around this time, when I’d come to terms with our failures, that we caught our first owl.
      THE QUEST TO SNARE—AND SAVE—THE WORLD’S LARGEST OWLJONATHAN SLAGHTAUGUST 28, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
      We’d still made some progress this year, even if we hadn’t caught any owls.
      THE QUEST TO SNARE—AND SAVE—THE WORLD’S LARGEST OWLJONATHAN SLAGHTAUGUST 28, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
      Either the resident fish owls were not interested in the frozen marine fish we offered as lures or the birds were unwilling to walk under the suspicious netted domes to investigate them.
      THE QUEST TO SNARE—AND SAVE—THE WORLD’S LARGEST OWLJONATHAN SLAGHTAUGUST 28, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
      As a result, this abundant species is a critical resource for fish owls in winter.
      THE QUEST TO SNARE—AND SAVE—THE WORLD’S LARGEST OWLJONATHAN SLAGHTAUGUST 28, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
      The old owl no longer hooted, and the water-oaks had ceased to moan as they bent their heads.
      THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
      Now under the ivy-laden branches of a tall old tree an owl startles them with its shriek.
      CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
      He peers out through his black-rimmed eyeglasses with the solemnity of an owl—but you should hear his songs!
      THE REAL LATIN QUARTERF. BERKELEY SMITH
      Others sit, on the full stare, eyes fixed as those of an owl, upon the speaker.
      THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
      A contemporary pamphleteer compared him to an owl in the sunshine pursued and pecked to death by flights of tiny birds.
      THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
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      WORDS RELATED TO OWL

      • cat burglar
      • crook
      • filcher
      • housebreaker
      • midnighter
      • owl
      • picklock
      • pilferer
      • porch-climber
      • prowler
      • robber
      • safecracker
      • sneakthief
      • thief
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      satorinoun | [suh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee ]SEE DEFINITION