hawky

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

hawk +‎ -y

Adjective[edit]

hawky (comparative more hawky, superlative most hawky)

  1. Resembling or characteristic of a hawk.
    • 1953, Mignon Good Eberhart, The unknown quantity
      He was a tall man with very powerful-looking shoulders, but his flesh seemed to sag thinly over his big frame; his face was thin, too, over a hawky nose and receding chin and gray hair.
    • 1963, D'Arcy Niland, The shiralee
      He had a hawky face with a high colour and eyes like slits of blue crystal, set in a web of fine lines. They were hard but not unkind.

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