- having the appearance or characteristics of a bird, as quickness, lightness, fragility, etc.: birdlike gestures.
Origin of birdlike
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Examples from the Web for birdlike
Alma Hitchcock, the times I saw her, was a frail, birdlike woman who looked angry about her infirmity.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days
December 13, 2014
This resemblance was furthered by the fact that the man's profile was birdlike.The Slave Of The Lamp
Henry Seton Merriman
She was still scrutinizing him, her head, birdlike, upon one side.The Vagrant Duke
The birdlike features which had begun to relax hardened once more.Once to Every Man
Little jets of laughter bubbled from her round, birdlike throat.Oh, You Tex!
William Macleod Raine
Next, bright, shining, birdlike eyes were smiling at him—Mrs. Kukor!The Rich Little Poor Boy