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cuckoo

noun [C] uk   /ˈkʊk.uː/ ( plural cuckoos) us  
a grey bird with a two-note call that sounds similar to its name. Cuckoos lay their eggs in other birds' nests.

cuckoo

adjective uk   /ˈkʊk.uː/ informal us  
silly or crazy
Translations of “cuckoo”
in Korean 뻐꾸기…
in Arabic الوَقواق…
in French coucou…
in Turkish guguk kuşu…
in Italian cuculo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 杜鵑(鳥),布穀鳥…
in Russian кукушка…
in Polish kukułka…
in Spanish cuco…
in Portuguese cuco…
in German der Kuckuck…
in Catalan cucut…
in Japanese カッコウ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 杜鹃(鸟),布谷鸟…
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