Share this entry

katydid
American English: /ˈkeɪdiˌdɪd/
British English: /ˈkeɪtɪdɪd/

Translation of katydid in Spanish:

noun

  • Example sentences
    • Members of the grasshopper family, including crickets, locusts, and katydids, hear with small disks near one of the front leg joints.
    • From every quarter throbbed peepers and katydids and locusts.
    • That winter, the night we built our first big fire, we also hatched out about a million katydids, or as some folk call them, camel crickets.

Definition of katydid in:

Share this entry

 

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 ads and access premium resources

QUIZ


    Next Score:
    Word of the day fortissimo
    Pronunciation: fôrˈtisəˌmō
    adverb
    (especially as a direction) very loud or loudly
    Cultural fact of the day

    portero

    A portero is a superintendent in an apartment building who looks after it, keeps it clean, delivers mail, and keeps an eye on comings and goings. Porteros often have an apartment in the building as part of their pay. The portero, and particularly the female portera, are part of popular culture. They have a reputation for being inquisitive and fond of gossip.