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bird

noun [C] uk   /bɜːd/  us   /bɝːd/

bird noun [C] (CREATURE)

A1 a creature with feathers and wings, usually able to fly: caged/wild birds wading birds Most birds lay eggs in the spring. Penguins and ostriches are flightless birds (= they cannot fly). We watched a flock of birds fly over the field.
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bird noun [C] (PERSON)

informal a particular type of person: He's a tough old bird. UK slang a young woman: Is that Lee's new bird?
Translations of “bird”
in Arabic طائر…
in Korean 새…
in Malaysian burung…
in French oiseau…
in Turkish kuş…
in Italian uccello…
in Chinese (Traditional) 生物, 鳥, 禽…
in Russian птица…
in Polish ptak…
in Vietnamese con chim…
in Spanish ave, pájaro…
in Portuguese pássaro, ave…
in Thai นก…
in German der Vogel…
in Catalan ocell…
in Japanese 鳥, 鳥類…
in Indonesian burung…
in Chinese (Simplified) 生物, 鸟, 禽…
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