nestnoun [ C ]uk /nest/ us /nest/
nest noun [ C ] (HOME)
a bird's nest 鳥巢
a rat's nest 鼠穴
- The cuckoo lays her egg in another bird's nest.
- If disturbed, the bird may abandon the nest, leaving the chicks to die.
- The bird regarded me with suspicion as I walked up to its nest.
- There's a wasps' nest in that old tree.
- Meanwhile, the mother flies back to the nest to feed her young.