Share this entry

Share this page


Synonyms of drone in English:


  • 1 we heard a plane droning overhead
    hum, buzz, whir, vibrate, murmur, rumble, purr, hiss, whisper, sigh
  • 2 the president droned on about right and wrong
    speak boringly, speak monotonously, go on and on, talk interminably;
    intone, pontificate
  • noun

    Back to top  
  • 1 the drone of aircraft taking off
  • 2 students came to be regarded as drones supported by taxpayers' money
  • Definition of drone in:

    Share this entry

    Share this page


    What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

    Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

    Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

    Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

    Word of the day chef-d'œuvre
    Pronunciation: ʃeɪ ˈdəːvr(ə)
    a masterpiece