Associations to the word «Sparrow»


SPARROW, noun. The house sparrow, Passer domesticus; a small bird with a short bill, and brown, white and gray feathers.
SPARROW, noun. A member of the family Passeridae, comprising small Old World songbirds.
SPARROW, noun. A member of the family Emberizidae, comprising small New World songbirds.
SPARROW, noun. Generically, any small, nondescript bird.
SPARROW, noun. (UK) (chiefly London) A quick-witted, lively person. Often used in the phrase cockney sparrow.
SPARROW, proper noun. A surname​.
SPARROW DOMINOES, noun. The game of mah-jong
SPARROW FART, noun. Alternative form of sparrow-fart
SPARROW GRASS, noun. Alternative form of sparrowgrass
SPARROW HAWK, noun. A small falcon, Falco sparverius, the American kestrel or American sparrowhawk, that preys on grasshoppers and small animals, which is found in North and South America.
SPARROW HAWK, noun. Alternative form of sparrowhawk Eurasian sparrowhawk, Accipiter nisus, a small, short-winged European hawk that preys on smaller birds.
SPARROW HAWKS, noun. Plural of sparrow hawk

Dictionary definition

SPARROW, noun. Any of several small dull-colored singing birds feeding on seeds or insects.
SPARROW, noun. Small brownish European songbird.

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