Synonyms

1. hummingbird

noun. ['ˈhʌmɪŋˌbɝːd'] tiny American bird having brilliant iridescent plumage and long slender bills; wings are specialized for vibrating flight.

Synonyms

  • apodiform bird
  • Trochilidae
  • thornbill
  • Archilochus colubris

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Words that Rhyme with Hummingbird

  • bluebird
  • catbird
  • firebird
  • kingbird
  • ladybird
  • mockingbird
  • redbird
  • shorebird
  • snowbird
  • songbird
  • starbird
  • sunbird
  • thunderbird

Example sentences of the word hummingbird


1. Noun, singular or mass
The hummingbird nest is a work of art.

2. Adjective
You should fill hummingbird feeders hung during April to 1/3 capacity since many birds have not yet reached Michigan.

3. Verb, base form
This article offers tips for attracting nectar-feeding birds to hummingbird feeders.

Quotes containing the word hummingbird


1. The last 33 years of my life have been a blur, like a hummingbird’s beating wings. Time flies, but not backwards, like a hummingbird can.
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

2. I saw someone who so closely resembled you that my heart started beating like a hummingbird's wings, and my mind flew back to where we were when we were we’re.
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

3. Flutter like a hummingbird, Dive like an eagle, Ain't no bird that's my equal. - Twilight
- Kathryn Lasky, The Capture

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