Associations to the word «Scarecrow»


SCARECROW, noun. An effigy, typically made of straw and dressed in old clothes, fixed to a pole in a field to deter birds from eating seeds or crops planted there.
SCARECROW, noun. (figuratively) (pejorative) A tall, thin, awkward person.
SCARECROW, noun. (figurative) Anything that appears terrifying but offers no danger.
SCARECROW, noun. A person clad in rags and tatters.
SCARECROW, noun. (UK) (dialect) A bird, the black tern.
SCARECROW, verb. (transitive) To splay rigidly outward, like the arms of a scarecrow.

Dictionary definition

SCARECROW, noun. An effigy in the shape of a man to frighten birds away from seeds.

Wise words

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