Bird Definition

bûrd
birds
noun
birds
Any of a class (Aves) of warmblooded, two-legged, egg-laying vertebrates with feathers and wings.
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A small game bird.
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Such an animal, especially a chicken or turkey, used as food.
Put the bird in the oven.
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A clay pigeon in trapshooting.
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A shuttlecock.
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verb
To observe and identify birds in their natural surroundings.
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To shoot or catch birds.
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To engage in bird-watching.
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Synonyms:
birdwatch
pronoun

A surname​.

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idiom
for the birds
  • Objectionable or worthless.
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birds of a feather
  • people with the same characteristics or tastes
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eat like a bird
  • to eat very little food
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flip someone the bird
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for the birds
  • ridiculous, foolish, worthless, useless, etc.
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Other Word Forms of Bird

Noun

Singular:
bird
Plural:
birds

Idioms, Phrasal Verbs Related to Bird

Origin of Bird

  • Middle English from Old English brid young bird

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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