Definition of hawklike in US English:



  • See hawk

    • ‘My face is too hawklike, too sharp and opaque in emotion to really be appealing.’
    • ‘He has red hair and brilliant green eyes, fringed with lashes night-black, so he seems almost hawklike.’
    • ‘He is enormous, with a caveman's backward-sloping brow, a hawklike proboscis, and a lumbering walk.’
    • ‘A lady was standing straight and tall by the rail, leaning on her parasol, and observing the other guests on the boat, with severe, hawklike eyes.’
    • ‘Never one for preamble, Vaughn's heavy features were hawklike with concentration.’