Definition of bluebird in English:

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bluebird

Pronunciation: /ˈblo͞oˌbərd/

noun

An American songbird of the thrush subfamily, the male of which has a blue head, back, and wings. See also fairy bluebird.
  • Genus Sialia, subfamily Turdinae, family Muscicapidae: three species, including the eastern bluebird (S. sialis)
Example sentences
  • Woodpeckers, screech owls, chickadees, nuthatches, bluebirds, tree swallows and some flycatchers need them.
  • The pair compared data from studies covering 18 different species, including dwarf mongooses, meerkats, Florida scrub jays, western bluebirds, and Australian magpies.
  • Pigeons are predominant, but, as you explore, you see sparrows and bluebirds and flickers and blue jays and wrens and kestrels and starlings and robins.

adjective

Denoting or relating to a period of time characterized by sunny, cloudless weather, typically after a night of snowfall: on beautiful bluebird days the girls rode snowmobiles a week of bluebird skies it’s bluebird, but 50-mile-per-hour winds have closed the gondola
More example sentences
  • I woke up at about 9 to a bluebird day.
  • Lets hope for a bluebird week!
  • The bluebird sky and warm temperatures drew the crowds to the events.

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Syllabification: blue·bird

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