Associations to the word «Buzzard»


BUZZARD, noun. Any of several Old World birds of prey with broad wings and a broad tail.
BUZZARD, noun. In North America, a general term for scavenging birds such as the American black vulture (Coragyps atratus), and the turkey vulture (Cathartes aura).
BUZZARD, noun. (colloquial) (derogatory) (slang) (often preceded by "old", the "old buzzard") A curmudgeonly or cantankerous man; an old person; a mean, greedy person.
BUZZARD, noun. (archaic) A blockhead; a dunce.

Dictionary definition

BUZZARD, noun. A New World vulture that is common in South America and Central America and the southern United States.
BUZZARD, noun. The common European short-winged hawk.

Wise words

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