noun. ['ˈɔstrɪtʃ'] a person who refuses to face reality or recognize the truth (a reference to the popular notion that the ostrich hides from danger by burying its head in the sand).
- unemotional person
Words that Rhyme with Ostrich
Example sentences of the word ostrich
1. Noun, singular or mass
Avoid pushing your head forward like an ostrich during the exercise.
The company uses alligator, ostrich, kangaroo and whitetail deer leather, among others.
Quotes containing the word ostrich
1. I had a dream about you. You were an escalator, and I was a flight of stairs. You thought I was a Luddite, and I thought I was as ostrich, because I hadn’t figured out how to put the fly in flight. One day you broke down, and then you saw that you and I weren’t so different after all.
- Dora J. Arod, I Had a Dream About You
2. Poetry and Ostrich Feathers A poet should leave his poem covered with a faint film of fairy dust,inviting the reader to bring his faint heartand an ostrich feather duster to the reading.
- Beryl Dov
noun. ['ˈɔstrɪtʃ'] fast-running African flightless bird with two-toed feet; largest living bird.
- ratite bird
- genus Struthio
- flightless bird