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bird
American English: /bərd/
British English: /bəːd/

Translation of bird in Spanish:

noun

  • 1 1.1 bird's nest
    nido (masculine) de pájaro/ave
    her hair is a real bird's nest
    tiene el pelo hecho una verdadera maraña
    how did you know? — a little bird told me
    ¿cómo lo sabías? — me lo dijo un pajarito
    the bird has flown
    el pájaro ha volado
    a bird in a gilded cage
    un pájaro en una jaula de cristal
    the birds and the beeshe told us about the birds and the bees
    nos contó de dónde venían los niños
    to be (strictly) for the birds [colloquial]
    no valer nada
    to do bird (British English) [slang]
    estar a la sombra [colloquial]
    estar en cana or (Spain) en la trena or (Mexico) en el tambo [slang]
    to eat like a bird to give somebody the bird [colloquial]
    (boo) abuchear a alguien
    (in a relationship) dejar a alguien
    mandar a alguien a freír espárragos [colloquial]
    to kill two birds with one stone birds of a feather flock together
    Dios los cría y ellos se juntan
    they're birds of a feather a bird in the hand is worth two in the bush
    más vale pájaro en mano que ciento volando
    it's the early bird that catches the worm
    1.2 (clay pigeon) (American English)
    plato (masculine) de tiro
    Example sentences
    • I am currently using turkey feathers to fletch with, after spending half a day on a commercial turkey farm plucking wing feathers as the birds went into the slaughter house.
    • With a three-foot wingspan and two long, streaming tail feathers, these birds are easy to recognize.
    • Such cases of female competition and aggression have been noted in many birds and other vertebrates.
  • 2 2.1 (person) he's rather an odd bird
    es un bicho raro [colloquial]
    you're a rare bird around here these days!
    ¡no se te ve el pelo a menudo por aquí últimamente! [colloquial]
    2.2 (woman) (British English) [slang]
    chica (feminine)
    gachís (feminine) (Spain) [slang]
    piba (feminine) (River Plate area) [colloquial]
    vieja (feminine) (Colombia) (Mexico) [colloquial]
    cabra (feminine) (Chile) [colloquial]
    Example sentences
    • To quote the old bird herself, we are not amused.
    • It seems there's still life left in the old bird after all.
    • If you flipped through the channels fast enough, it looked like the old bird had finally made up with Diana.
    Example sentences
    • The other point is that men want to feel that the women they go out with mirror them - and we all want to prove that we can pull a younger bird.
    • I had a friend who worked abroad minus his wife and ran off with a younger bird.
    • A fit bird means a girl who is pretty good looking or tasty!

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