Associations to the word «Bird»


BIRD, noun. A member of the class of animals Aves in the phylum Chordata, characterized by being warm-blooded, having feathers and wings usually capable of flight, and laying eggs.
BIRD, noun. (slang) A man, fellow. [from the mid-19th c.]
BIRD, noun. (UK) (US) (slang) (used by men) A girl or woman, especially one considered sexually attractive.
BIRD, noun. (UK) (Ireland) (slang) Girlfriend. [from the early 20th c.]
BIRD, noun. (slang) An airplane.
BIRD, noun. (obsolete) A chicken; the young of a fowl; a young eaglet; a nestling.
BIRD, verb. To observe or identify wild birds in their natural environment
BIRD, verb. To catch or shoot birds.
BIRD, verb. (figuratively) To seek for game or plunder; to thieve.
BIRD, noun. A prison sentence.
BIRD, noun. The vulgar hand gesture in which the middle finger is extended.
BIRD, noun. (Asian slang) A penis.
BIRD, proper noun. A surname​.
BIRD BATH, noun. A birdbath.
BIRD BATHS, noun. Plural of bird bath
BIRD BRAIN, noun. Alternative form of birdbrain
BIRD CHERRIES, noun. Plural of bird cherry
BIRD CHERRY, noun. A cherry tree, Prunus padus, native to the northern Eurasia.
BIRD CHERRY, noun. Any of several of the species of cherry trees sometimes grouped in the subgenus Prunus subg. Padus or section Prunus sect. Laurocerasus of Prunus subg. Cerasus
BIRD CHERRY, noun. Prunus buergeriana (Japanese bird cherry), of eastern Asia
BIRD CHERRY, noun. Prunus cornuta (Himalayan bird cherry)
BIRD CHERRY, noun. Prunus grayana (Gray's bird cherry), of Japan
BIRD CHERRY, noun. Prunus padus var. commutata (Asian bird cherry), of eastern Asia
BIRD CHERRY, noun. Prunus ssiori (Hokkaido bird cherry)
BIRD CHERRY, noun. Prunus avium
BIRD CHERRY, noun. A berry (fruit) produced by these trees.
BIRD COLONEL, noun. (US) (slang) (military) A member of the U. S. armed forces having the rank of full colonel, as distinct from a lieutenant colonel.
BIRD COLONELS, noun. Plural of bird colonel
BIRD COURSE, noun. (Canada) In an educational institution, a course which is regarded as particularly easy.
BIRD COURSES, noun. Plural of bird course
BIRD DOG, noun. A dog used in shooting to retrieve the dead birds, especially an English pointer.
BIRD DOG, noun. A tout.
BIRD DOG, noun. (CB slang) A radar detector (for detecting police speed traps).
BIRD DOG, verb. (intransitive) To watch closely.
BIRD DOG, verb. (transitive) To seek out.
BIRD DOGGED, verb. Simple past tense and past participle of bird dog
BIRD DOGGING, verb. Present participle of bird dog
BIRD DOGS, noun. Plural of bird dog
BIRD DOGS, verb. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of bird dog
BIRD DROPPING SPIDER, noun. Any spider that mimics bird droppings to avoid predators
BIRD DROPPING SPIDER, noun. Celaenia excavata.
BIRD DROPPING SPIDER, noun. Arkys curtulus.
BIRD DROPPING SPIDER, noun. Mastophora, bolas spiders.
BIRD DROPPING SPIDERS, noun. Plural of bird dropping spider
BIRD FLU, noun. (pathology) A common term for avian influenza.
BIRD IN THE BOSOM, noun. (idiomatic) (UK) (dated) A secret pledge that one makes for another.
BIRD INGESTION, noun. Avian ingestion.
BIRD OF ILL OMEN, noun. A person who brings bad news
BIRD OF JOVE, noun. The eagle.
BIRD OF JUNO, noun. (poetic) peacock
BIRD OF ONE'S OWN BRAIN, noun. (idiomatic) One's own idea or conception.
BIRD OF PARADISE, noun. Any of various passerine birds of the family Paradisaeidae native to Oceania. In many of the species the breeding plumage of the males is brightly coloured.
BIRD OF PARADISE, noun. A showy tropical flower of the genus Strelitzia, native to Madagascar.
BIRD OF PASSAGE, noun. A migratory bird, especially a passage migrant.
BIRD OF PASSAGE, noun. (figuratively) Someone passing through; an itinerant.
BIRD OF PREY, noun. A carnivorous bird that hunts for its food, especially one that preys on vertebrates.
BIRD PEPPER, noun. A tropical American plant, Capsicum baccatum
BIRD PEPPER, noun. The very hot, red fruit of this plant.
BIRD SHIT, noun. Alternative form of birdshit
BIRD SONG, noun. Alternative spelling of birdsong
BIRD SPIDER, noun. Goliath birdeater
BIRD STRIKE, noun. (aviation) A collision between a bird and an aircraft, especially one that causes an accident.
BIRD STRIKES, noun. Plural of bird strike
BIRD TABLE, noun. A construction with a tablelike surface placed outdoors to supply food to birds.
BIRD TABLES, noun. Plural of bird table
BIRD WATCHER, noun. Alternative spelling of birdwatcher
BIRD WATCHERS, noun. Plural of bird watcher
BIRD WATCHING, noun. Alternative spelling of birdwatching

Dictionary definition

BIRD, noun. Warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings.
BIRD, noun. The flesh of a bird or fowl (wild or domestic) used as food.
BIRD, noun. Informal terms for a (young) woman.
BIRD, noun. A cry or noise made to express displeasure or contempt.
BIRD, noun. Badminton equipment consisting of a ball of cork or rubber with a crown of feathers.
BIRD, verb. Watch and study birds in their natural habitat.

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