Birdlike
Birdlike Bird"like`, a. Resembling a bird. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • birdlike — 1. adjective a) Similar to a bird b) Similar to that of a bird; as, a birdlike song, birdlike eyes 2. adverb In a birdlike manner; as, to fly birdlike …   Wiktionary

  • birdlike — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ adjective : resembling or suggestive of a bird especially in alertness or in voice * * * /berrd luyk /, adj. having the appearance or characteristics of a bird, as quickness, lightness, fragility, etc.: birdlike gestures. [1580 90;… …   Useful english dictionary

  • birdlike — [[t]bɜ͟ː(r)dlaɪk[/t]] also bird like ADJ If someone has a birdlike manner, they move or look like a bird. ...the birdlike way she darted about …   English dictionary

  • birdlike — /berrd luyk /, adj. having the appearance or characteristics of a bird, as quickness, lightness, fragility, etc.: birdlike gestures. [1580 90; BIRD + LIKE] * * * …   Universalium

  • birdlike — bird|like [ bɜrd,laık ] adjective similar to a bird in appearance, movement, or sound: a small birdlike woman …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • birdlike — UK [ˈbɜː(r)dˌlaɪk] / US [ˈbɜrdˌlaɪk] adjective similar to a bird in appearance, movement, or sound a small birdlike woman …   English dictionary

  • birdlike — adjective see bird I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • birdlike — adj. resembling a bird, similar to a bird …   English contemporary dictionary

  • birdlike — bird·like …   English syllables

  • Birdlike Noctule — Conservation status Near Threatened (IUCN 2.3) Scientific classification Kin …   Wikipedia

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