1. [ noun ] (zoology) warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
Related terms: vertebrate parrot hen bird_of_prey Sinornis bird_of_passage protoavis twitterer cuculiform_bird Ibero-mesornis archaeornis ratite night_bird dickeybird cock archaeopteryx gallinaceous_bird nester passerine nonpasserine_bird coraciiform_bird apodiform_bird caprimulgiform_bird piciform_bird trogon aquatic_bird carinate flock Aves wing feather beak air_sac uropygium syrinx uropygial_gland bird's_foot pennon furcula
2. [ noun ] (chemistry,food) the flesh of a bird or fowl (wild or domestic) used as food
Synonyms: fowl
Related terms: meat wildfowl poultry oyster second_joint drumstick giblet parson's_nose wing dark_meat wishbone
3. [ noun ] informal terms for a (young) woman
Synonyms: dame skirt wench chick doll
Related terms: girl
4. [ noun ] a cry or noise made to express displeasure or contempt
Synonyms: hoot Bronx_cheer hiss raspberry razzing snort boo
Related terms: cry snore hoot hiss hiss
5. [ verb ] watch and study birds in their natural habitat
Synonyms: birdwatch
Related terms: observe bird_watcher
6. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 972
7. [ noun ] (games) badminton equipment consisting of a ball of cork or rubber with a crown of feathers
Synonyms: birdie shuttle shuttlecock
Related terms: badminton_equipment shuttlecock
Similar spelling:   Birdow