Synonyms of drone in English:



  • 1 a plane droned overhead
    hum, buzz, whirr, vibrate, murmur, rumble, purr
  • 2 he droned on about right and wrong
    speak boringly, go on and on, talk at length; intone, pontificate
    informal spout, sound off, jaw, spiel, speechify, bloviate
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  • 1 the drone of aircraft taking off
    hum, buzz, whirr, vibration, murmur, purr
  • 2 drones supported by taxpayers' money
    hanger-on, parasite, leech, passenger, bottom feeder; idler, loafer, layabout, good-for-nothing, do-nothing
    informal lazybones, scrounger, sponger, freeloader, slacker
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