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bird

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of bird

  1. 1 a member of the human race <they're a couple of tough old birds who can manage without any interference from their grandchildren> Synonyms baby, being, human, bod [British], body, character, cookie (or cooky), creature, customer, devil, duck, egg, face, fish, guy, head, human being, individual, life, man, mortal, party, person, personage, scout, slob, sort, soul, specimen, stiff, thing, wightRelated Words hominid, homo, humanoid; brother, fellow, fellowman, neighbor; celebrity, personality, self, somebodyNear Antonyms animal, beast, beastie, brute, critter

  2. 2 chiefly British  a vocal sound made to express scorn or disapproval <the Liverpool fans were quick to give the visiting footballers the bird> Synonyms catcall [chiefly British], boo, Bronx cheer, hiss, hoot, jeer, raspberry, razz, snortRelated Words smirk, sneer, snicker, snigger; gibe (or jibe), put-down, taunt; whistleNear Antonyms applause, clappingAntonyms cheer




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