blackbirdnoun [ C ]uk /ˈblæk.bɜːd/ us /ˈblæk.bɝːd/
Examples from literature
- A blackbird in the garden of the Square was uttering a long, low, chuckling trill.
- I caught more worms, too, than any of the blackbirds.
- Only the blackbirds and thrushes can sing-up this day, and cuckoos over the hill.
- The whistling of a blackbird near my head woke me and I saw the sun was getting high.
- There are quantities of young blackbirds in these islands just beginning to fly.