The definition of a drone is someone who follows a schedule and doesn’t change it.(noun)
An example of a drone is a low-level businessman who is into work by 6am and doesn’t leave until 6pm.
A drone is defined as a bee or any that only helps the queen to mate.(noun)
An example of a drone is a bee that is always around the queen but doesn’t collect pollen.
Drone is a remote controlled airplane without a pilot on board.(noun)
An example of a drone is a plane sent into enemy territory.
Drone means a low tone that doesn’t stop.(noun)
An example of a drone is the sound of a bagpipe.
To drone is defined as to make a low sound without stopping.(verb)
An example of to drone is to hum.
To drone means to talk without changing the tone of your voice.(verb)
An example of to drone is a boring professor reading notes without any emphasis.
See drone in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME < OE dran, akin to OS dran, MLowG drone < IE *dhren- < base *dher-, to buzz, hum > dor(beetle)
Origin: LME dronen < drone
See drone in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Old English drān.
verb droned droned, dron·ing, drones verb, intransitive
Origin: From drone1 (from the bee's humming sound).
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