Definition of “kookaburra” - English Dictionary


“kookaburra” in English

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kookaburranoun [ C ]

uk /ˈkʊk.əˌbʌr.ə/ us /ˈkʊk.əˌbʌr.ə/

Examples from literature

  • Another famous Australian bird is the kookaburra. 
  • Kookaburras eat snakes and other birds. 
  • Sometimes when people are cooking outside their homes, kookaburras fly down and take the food. 
  • There are different kinds of kookaburra with different colors. 

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