noun. ['ˈnaɪtɪŋgeɪl'] European songbird noted for its melodious nocturnal song.
- Luscinia megarhynchos
Words that Rhyme with Nightingale
Example sentences of the word nightingale
1. Noun, singular or mass
The nightingale, a creature who eats spiders, appears at the end, singing in its cage.
The nightingale symbolizes devout Christians, who are protected by God and living in glory.
Quotes containing the word nightingale
1. Earl Nightingale has inspired more people toward success and fortune than any other motivational speaker on the planet.
- Zig Ziglar
2. When I was 12 years old, I read 'Nancy Drew' mysteries and biographies of Madame Curie and Florence Nightingale and books about girls who love horses or go to nursing school. I belonged to the Girl Scouts and got A's in school and rarely disobeyed my parents. I still kept a collection of Barbie dolls in my room, and I almost never spoke to boys.
- Joyce Maynard
3. There is no competition of sounds between a nightingale and a violin.
- Dejan Stojanovic
noun. English nurse remembered for her work during the Crimean War (1820-1910).
- Florence Nightingale