Synonyms
Etymology

1. cockatoo

noun. ['ˈkɑːkəˌtuː'] white or light-colored crested parrot of the Australian region; often kept as cage birds.

Synonyms

  • sulphur-crested cockatoo
  • pink cockatoo
  • Cacatua
  • genus Kakatoe
  • Kakatoe galerita
  • parrot
  • Kakatoe leadbeateri
  • genus Cacatua
  • Kakatoe

Etymology

  • burung kakaktua (Malay (macrolanguage))

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Words that Rhyme with Cockatoo

  • cosatu
  • goto
  • hutu
  • mobutu
  • mobutu
  • qiaotou
  • tutu

How do you pronounce cockatoo?

Pronounce cockatoo as ˈkɑkəˌtu.

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Example sentences of the word cockatoo


1. Verb, base form
Bigger definitely isn't always superior, but when it comes to cockatoo cage size, it certainly is.

2. Noun, singular or mass
The umbrella variety is what most people picture when they think of a cockatoo.

3. Adjective
The colossal squid holds its tentacles up around its head, which is called the "cockatoo position."

4. Noun, plural
Continue to speak to your cockatoo even if she doesn't seem to be making progress.

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