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1. bird

noun. ['ˈbɝːd'] warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings.

Synonyms

  • twitterer
  • protoavis
  • feather
  • preen gland
  • croup
  • raptorial bird
  • fowl
  • caprimulgiform bird
  • Sinornis
  • uropygium
  • flock
  • archeopteryx
  • hen
  • aquatic bird
  • Archaeopteryx lithographica
  • raptor
  • nonpasserine bird
  • wing
  • carinate
  • beak
  • furcula
  • cock
  • croupe
  • uropygial gland
  • neb
  • night bird
  • nib
  • parrot
  • archaeornis
  • plume
  • plumage
  • dickeybird
  • dickybird
  • passeriform bird
  • bird of prey
  • bird's foot
  • nester
  • carinate bird
  • vertebrate
  • ratite bird
  • bird of passage
  • apodiform bird
  • gallinacean
  • hindquarters
  • cuculiform bird
  • rump
  • ratite
  • craniate
  • class Aves
  • dickey-bird
  • pennon
  • air sac
  • flying bird
  • archaeopteryx
  • coraciiform bird
  • trogon
  • passerine
  • pinion
  • piciform bird
  • flightless bird
  • pecker
  • bill
  • Ibero-mesornis
  • Aves
  • dicky-bird
  • syrinx

Antonyms

  • carinate
  • disjoin
  • uncover
  • stay in place

Etymology

  • brid (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bridd (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • burung (Malay (macrolanguage))

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Words that Rhyme with Bird

  • transferred
  • transfered
  • undeterred
  • uncured
  • preferred
  • prefered
  • overheard
  • misheard
  • conferred
  • concurred
  • unheard
  • reword
  • referred
  • recurred
  • interred
  • inferred
  • incurred
  • deterred
  • demurred
  • deferred
  • chauffeured
  • alward
  • absurd
  • stirred
  • spurred
  • slurred
  • occurred
  • blurred
  • word
  • third

Example sentences of the word bird


1. Noun, singular or mass
Shooting through the air like a bird is a dream many people have.

2. Verb, base form
Long-term symptoms of exposure to bird allergens include lethargy, lack of appetite and muscle pain

Quotes containing the word bird


1. Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken-winged bird that cannot fly.
- Langston Hughes

2. The bird is powered by its own life and by its motivation.
- A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

3. I am no bird; and no net ensnares me: I am a free human being with an independent will.
- Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre

2. bird-scarer

noun. an effigy in the shape of a man to frighten birds away from seeds.

Synonyms

  • scarecrow
  • image
  • scarer
  • strawman
  • simulacrum
  • effigy

3. mound-bird

noun. large-footed short-winged birds of Australasia; build mounds of decaying vegetation to incubate eggs.

Synonyms

  • lowan
  • scrub fowl
  • Leipoa ocellata
  • mallee fowl
  • gallinacean
  • mound builder
  • Macrocephalon maleo
  • maleo
  • mound bird
  • Alectura lathami
  • family Megapodiidae
  • Megapodiidae
  • leipoa
  • megapode
  • brush turkey

4. dicky-bird

noun. small bird; adults talking to children sometimes use these words to refer to small birds.

Synonyms

  • dickybird
  • dickey-bird
  • bird

Antonyms

  • carinate

5. bird-footed_dinosaur

noun. any of numerous carnivorous dinosaurs of the Triassic to Cretaceous with short forelimbs that walked or ran on strong hind legs.

Synonyms

  • herrerasaur
  • allosaurus
  • maniraptor
  • allosaur
  • megalosaurus
  • suborder Theropoda
  • ceratosaur
  • carnosaur
  • tyrannosaur
  • ceratosaurus
  • ornithomimid
  • saurischian
  • megalosaur
  • saurischian dinosaur
  • theropod dinosaur
  • compsognathus
  • theropod
  • tyrannosaurus
  • herrerasaurus
  • Tyrannosaurus rex
  • Theropoda

6. bird

noun. ['ˈbɝːd'] the flesh of a bird or fowl (wild or domestic) used as food.

Synonyms

  • meat
  • dark meat
  • thigh
  • giblets
  • wildfowl
  • wishbone
  • oyster
  • pope's nose
  • poultry
  • fowl
  • giblet
  • wishing bone
  • second joint
  • wing
  • parson's nose

Antonyms

  • spread
  • applaud
  • worth
  • whisper

Etymology

  • brid (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bridd (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • burung (Malay (macrolanguage))

7. bird

noun. ['ˈbɝːd'] a cry or noise made to express displeasure or contempt.

Synonyms

  • hiss
  • hoot
  • Bronx cheer
  • raspberry
  • vociferation
  • razzing
  • outcry
  • yell
  • cry
  • shout
  • snort
  • boo
  • call

Antonyms

  • disarrange
  • heterodactyl foot
  • zygodactyl foot
  • enable

Etymology

  • brid (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bridd (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • burung (Malay (macrolanguage))

8. bird

noun. ['ˈbɝːd'] badminton equipment consisting of a ball of cork or rubber with a crown of feathers.

Synonyms

  • shuttlecock
  • badminton equipment
  • shuttle

Antonyms

  • ride
  • underdress
  • dress down
  • undercharge

Etymology

  • brid (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bridd (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • burung (Malay (macrolanguage))

9. bird

noun. ['ˈbɝːd'] informal terms for a (young) woman.

Synonyms

  • missy
  • doll
  • chick
  • young woman
  • fille
  • skirt
  • girl
  • wench
  • dame
  • young lady

Antonyms

  • exhale
  • inhale
  • demobilize
  • cause to sleep

Etymology

  • brid (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bridd (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • burung (Malay (macrolanguage))

10. bird

verb. ['ˈbɝːd'] watch and study birds in their natural habitat.

Synonyms

  • birdwatch

Antonyms

  • contraindicate
  • man

Etymology

  • brid (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bridd (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • burung (Malay (macrolanguage))
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