noun. any of various small grey-and-black songbirds of North America.
- Carolina chickadee
- Parus carolinensis
- genus Parus
- black-capped chickadee
Example sentences of the word chickadee
1. Noun, singular or mass
This chickadee is a small, light gray bird with a black throat and black-capped head.
Position the chickadee bird house prior to the breeding season.
3. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Birds like the wild turkey and Carolina chickadee eat the seeds from the river birch.