Meaning of “bluebird” in the English Dictionary

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"bluebird" in British English

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bluebirdnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈbluː.bɜːd/ us /ˈbluː.bɝːd/

Examples from literature

  • A bluebird shone on a glistening fence-rail, like a jewel on a turned hand. 
  • Bluebirds have a call-note and a sweet warbling song. 
  • It was spring indeed—bluebirds in the air, and all the sky shone clear and warm. 
  • The bluebirds came close to sing to him and so did the red-breasted robins. 
  • Two of these birds that I knew were orioles and two were bluebirds. 

(Definition of “bluebird” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)