blue·​bird | \ ˈblü-ˌbərd How to pronounce bluebird (audio) \

Definition of bluebird

: any of three small North American thrushes (Sialia currucoides, S. mexicana, and S. sialis) that are blue above and reddish brown or pale blue below

Examples of bluebird in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Similarly, the Sugar Bowl Resort celebrated its last ski day of the season on Sunday with 7 inches of fresh powder and a sunny, bluebird day. Alison Fox, Travel + Leisure, 18 Apr. 2022 Under sunny, bluebird skies with plenty of snow on the ground, rookie Sean Williams of Chugiak was the first musher to speed down the race chute, leaving at 2 p.m. with 14 dogs in harness. Zachariah Hughes, Anchorage Daily News, 7 Mar. 2022 Nothing speaks more to spring happiness than the sight of a bluebird. Cori Brown, Baltimore Sun, 20 Mar. 2022 With sunny, bluebird days ahead, skiers and riders are able to enjoy the varied terrain the mountain has to offer while also catching some rays on the base patio apres ski scene. Roger Sands, Forbes, 15 Mar. 2022 Of course, investors swamped even the bluebird calls by lifting the S&P 500 by 27.2% last year to close at 4766. Shawn Tully, Fortune, 4 Jan. 2022 For instance, Editas Medicine remains down by about 6.8%, while bluebird bio remains down by about 56%. Trefis Team, Forbes, 23 Dec. 2021 During the annual Christmas tree-lighting ceremony at Breckenridge Ski Resort in early December, thousands of people crowded onto Main Street under a bluebird sky. NBC News, 25 Dec. 2021 Nestled into a cosmically beautiful valley surrounded by jagged peaks under bluebird skies, the town, which was founded as a mining district in 1879, also has become one of Colorado’s most culturally happening spots. Washington Post, 10 Nov. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of bluebird

1688, in the meaning defined above

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14 May 2022

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“Bluebird.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 May. 2022.

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blue·​bird | \ ˈblü-ˌbərd How to pronounce bluebird (audio) \

Kids Definition of bluebird

: a small North American songbird that is blue above and reddish brown or pale blue below

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