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bluebird Syllabification: blue·bird
Pronunciation: /ˈblo͞oˌbərd/

Definition of bluebird in English:


An American songbird of the thrush subfamily, the male of which has a blue head, back, and wings. See also fairy bluebird.
  • Genus Sialia, subfamily Turdinae, family Muscicapidae: three species, including the eastern bluebird (S. sialis)
Example sentences
  • Woodpeckers, screech owls, chickadees, nuthatches, bluebirds, tree swallows and some flycatchers need them.
  • The pair compared data from studies covering 18 different species, including dwarf mongooses, meerkats, Florida scrub jays, western bluebirds, and Australian magpies.
  • Pigeons are predominant, but, as you explore, you see sparrows and bluebirds and flickers and blue jays and wrens and kestrels and starlings and robins.


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Denoting or relating to a period of time characterized by sunny, cloudless weather, typically after a night of snowfall: on beautiful bluebird days the girls rode snowmobiles a week of bluebird skies it’s bluebird, but 50-mile-per-hour winds have closed the gondola
More example sentences
  • Overall, 7 of 10 days on the glacier were bluebird.
  • Eventually, the first start of two more races commenced around two o'clock under bluebird conditions.
  • No wind and bluebird forecast for Tuesday.

Words that rhyme with bluebird

shorebird • lovebird

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