noun scare·crow \ˈsker-ˌkrō\

: an object that looks like a person and that is placed in a field to scare birds away from crops

Full Definition of SCARECROW

a :  an object usually suggesting a human figure that is set up to frighten birds away from crops
b :  something frightening but harmless
:  a skinny or ragged person

First Known Use of SCARECROW


Rhymes with SCARECROW

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SCARECROW Defined for Kids


noun scare·crow \ˈsker-ˌkrō\

Definition of SCARECROW for Kids

:  an object made to look like a person and set up to scare birds away from crops


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