Definition of hawkishly in US English:



  • See hawkish

    • ‘Here journalists could be hawkishly monitored.’
    • ‘The 62-year-old Pacino looks very different from the hawkishly greying Don imagined at the end of The Godfather Part II.’
    • ‘The paper started out hawkishly, echoing many of Bush's arguments and calling war ‘an operation essential to American security’.’
    • ‘It's a mistake to think that we can solve the problem simply by speaking more hawkishly and voting with Republicans on military matters.’
    • ‘He is needle-sharp, ebullient and hawkishly bright.’