Definition of Bird

1. Noun. Warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings.

2. Verb. Watch and study birds in their natural habitat. "In the summer they like to go out and bird"
Exact synonyms: Birdwatch
Generic synonyms: Observe
Derivative terms: Birder, Bird Watcher, Bird Watcher

3. Noun. The flesh of a bird or fowl (wild or domestic) used as food.
Exact synonyms: Fowl
Terms within: Wishbone, Wishing Bone, Drumstick, Second Joint, Thigh, Wing, Giblet, Giblets, Oyster, Parson's Nose, Pope's Nose, Dark Meat
Specialized synonyms: Poultry, Wildfowl
Generic synonyms: Meat

4. Noun. Informal terms for a (young) woman.
Exact synonyms: Chick, Dame, Doll, Skirt, Wench
Generic synonyms: Fille, Girl, Miss, Missy, Young Lady, Young Woman

5. Noun. A cry or noise made to express displeasure or contempt.
Exact synonyms: Boo, Bronx Cheer, Hiss, Hoot, Raspberry, Razz, Razzing, Snort
Generic synonyms: Call, Cry, Outcry, Shout, Vociferation, Yell
Derivative terms: Boo, Hiss, Hiss, Hiss, Hoot, Razz, Snort

6. Noun. Badminton equipment consisting of a ball of cork or rubber with a crown of feathers.
Exact synonyms: Birdie, Shuttle, Shuttlecock
Generic synonyms: Badminton Equipment
Derivative terms: Shuttlecock

Definition of Bird

1. n. Orig., a chicken; the young of a fowl; a young eaglet; a nestling; and hence, a feathered flying animal (see 2).

2. v. i. To catch or shoot birds.

Definition of Bird

1. 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. ¹

2. Noun. (British slang) A man, fellow. (defdate from the mid-19th c.) ¹

3. Noun. (British US slang) A girl or woman considered sexually attractive, as used by a man. ¹

4. Noun. (British Ireland slang) Girlfriend. (defdate from the early 20th c.) ¹

5. Noun. (slang) An airplane. ¹

6. Verb. To observe or identify wild birds in their natural environment ¹

7. Noun. A prison sentence. ¹

8. Noun. The vulgar hand gesture in which the middle finger is extended. ¹

9. Noun. (context: Asian slang) A penis. ¹

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Definition of Bird

1. to hunt birds (winged, warm-blooded vertebrates) [v -ED, -ING, -S]

Medical Definition of Bird

1. 1. Orig, a chicken; the young of a fowl; a young eaglet; a nestling; and hence, a feathered flying animal (see 2). "That ungentle gull, the cuckoo's bird." (Shak) "The brydds [birds] of the aier have nestes." (Tyndale (Matt. Viii. 20)) 2. A warm-blooded, feathered vertebrate provided with wings. See Aves. 3. Specifically, among sportsmen, a game bird. 4. A girl; a maiden. "And by my word! the bonny bird In danger shall not tarry." (Campbell) Arabian bird, the phenix. Bird of Jove, the eagle. Bird of Juno, the peacock. Bird louse, a dipterous insect parasitic upon birds (genus Ornithomyia, and allies), usually winged. Origin: OE. Brid, bred, bird, young bird, bird, AS. Bridd young bird. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Bird

birch rod
birch sap
birch tar
birch tar oil
birch tree
birchbark canoe
bird's-eye bush
bird's-eye maple
bird's-eye view
bird's-eye views
bird's-foot fern
bird's-foot violet
bird's-nest fungus
bird's eye
bird's eye view
bird's foot

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