Definition of feathered friend in English:

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feathered friend


(usually feathered friends) informal, humorous
A bird.
Example sentences
  • Many of the flowers you have grown over the summer will provide dried seeds for tasty winter treats for birds - feathered friends especially love coneflowers left to dry on the plant.
  • The feathered friends, including the water birds, which spend most of their time on the lake inside the zoo, are most vulnerable.
  • Consistently fill the bird feeder so our feathered friends can count on you for food.

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Syllabification: feath·ered friend

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