Definition of honeysucker in English:

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honeysucker

Pronunciation: /ˈhənēˌsəkər/

noun

Any of a number of long-billed birds that feed on nectar, especially (in South Africa) a sunbird.
Example sentences
  • Be kind to the trees and they will bloom into flower for you and attract a flock of honeysuckers and a swarm of bees.
  • A daring honeysucker lands on the table next to us and meticulously removes each leftover crumb of bread.
  • It is an ornithologist's dream come true with an abundance of parrots, rosellas, honeysuckers, finches and nightbirds.
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