Owly in Scrabble Dictionary

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Is owly a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word owly is a Scrabble US word. The word owly is worth 10 points in Scrabble:

O1W4L1Y4

Is owly a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word owly is a Scrabble UK word and has 10 points:

O1W4L1Y4

Is owly a Words With Friends word?

The word owly is NOT a Words With Friends word.

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Valid words made from Owly

You can make 11 words from 'owly' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.

4 letters words from 'owly'

OWLY 10YOWL 10

3 letters words from 'owly'

LOW 6LOY 6
OWL 6YOW 9

2 letters words from 'owly'

LO 2OW 5
OY 5WO 5
YO 5 

All 4 letters words made out of owly

owly woly olwy lowy wloy lwoy owyl woyl oywl yowl wyol ywol olyw loyw oylw yolw lyow ylow wlyo lwyo wylo ywlo lywo ylwo

Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word owly. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in owly.

Definitions and meaning of owly

owly

Etymology

owl +‎ -y

Adjective

owly (comparative owlier, superlative owliest)

  1. Resembling or characteristic of an owl.
    • 2010, Tracy Chevalier, Remarkable Creatures, Dutton (2010), →ISBN, page 48:
      In the picture Miss Elizabeth showed me the croc had little piggy eyes, not huge owly ones.
  2. In a bad mood; cranky.
    • 1988, Janette Oke, Winter Is Not Forever, Bethany House Publishers (2010), →ISBN, page 16:
      I had no right to be owly and disagreeable with Willie.
  3. Seeing poorly.
    • 1908, Vernon L. Kellogg, "The Vendetta", in Insect Stories, Henry Holt and Company (1908), page 55:
      Perhaps nice isn't the best word for him, but he certainly was an unusually imposing and fluffy-haired and fierce-looking brute of a tarantula. He had rather an owly way about him, as if he had come out from his hole too early and was dazed and half-blinded by the light.

Synonyms

  • (like an owl): owlish, owllike, strigine
  • (in a bad mood): crabby, cranky, grumpy, ornery, out of sorts

Derived terms

  • owliness
  • owly-eyed

References

  • T. K. Pratt, Dictionary of Prince Edward Island English, University of Toronto Press (1988), →ISBN, pages 107-108
  • The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia, The Century Co. (1897), Volume 5, page 265

Anagrams

  • Lowy, yowl

Source: wiktionary.org
  • owlish, like an owl.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)