Definition of droid in English:
1(In science fiction) a robot.
- The robots, the droids as they are called in these parts, were owned and used for various things.
- No actually my wonderful robot droid Malcolm is taking care of everything.
- The droids looked like a stereotypical sci-fi robot: they were hovering, with a spiked ‘halo’ as the lowest part of their structure.
1.1A person regarded as lifeless or mechanical: a marketing droid
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- Our main suspicion was a sales droid on the fiddle.
- The thing is, this was not a sales droid but the official technical support person.
- So, while I am waiting for the sales droid to process my order I started talking to a couple about MP3 players.
1970s: shortening of android.
Definition of droid in:
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