cuckoo Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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cuckoonoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈkʊk.uː/ (plural cuckoos)
a ​greybird with a two-note ​call that ​soundssimilar to ​itsname. Cuckoos laytheireggs in other ​birds' ​nests.

cuckooadjective

uk   us   /ˈkʊk.uː/ informal
silly or ​crazy
(Definition of cuckoo from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “cuckoo”
in Korean 뻐꾸기…
in Arabic الوَقواق…
in Malaysian sewah padang…
in French coucou…
in Russian кукушка…
in Chinese (Traditional) 杜鵑(鳥),布穀鳥…
in Italian cuculo…
in Turkish guguk kuşu…
in Polish kukułka…
in Spanish cuco…
in Vietnamese chim cu cu…
in Portuguese cuco…
in Thai นกชนิดหนึ่งที่ชอบวางไข่ไว้ในรังนกชนิดอื่น…
in German der Kuckuck…
in Catalan cucut…
in Japanese カッコウ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 杜鹃(鸟),布谷鸟…
in Indonesian burung kukuk…
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