Definition of bird's nest
- If the younger girl's hair was a bird's nest of tangles, her choice of clothing torn blue jeans and an oversized sweater spotted with burrs and prickly seeds, it was simply because she was endlessly active.
- —Charles de Lint, Memory and Dream, 1994
- Irie … turned up for her appointment three-thirty on the dot, … a headscarf disguising the bird's nest of her hair, her right hand carefully placed upon her stomach.
- —Zadie Smith, White Teeth, 2000