Definition of rooster in English:


Syllabification: roost·er
Pronunciation: /ˈro͞ostər, ˈro͝ostər


chiefly North American
  • A male domestic fowl; a cock.
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    • Hens and roosters, showing off their gilded feathers, gabble under my window,
    • Papa couldn't butcher their milk cow and he had to keep the surviving roosters and hens to build a new flock in the new year.
    • A rooster and two chickens are her only companions.

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