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 His early assignments were to open up overgrown areas where bluebird boxes now reside at his hometown LaPorte Road Access to the Hickory Creek Preserves. Bill Jones, Chicago Tribune, 12 June 2022 Reaching that bluebird horizon also requires that Twitter finance the big expansion from cash flow, and not float a lot of new equity. Shawn Tully, Fortune, 21 May 2022 Obviously, the June FDA advisory committee will be a huge moment for struggling bluebird bio. Joshua Cohen, Forbes, 5 May 2022 After a 10,000-foot climb to the summit, they were rewarded with a rare bluebird day and perfect spring corn for the ski down on Sunday. Anna Callaghan, Outside Online, 20 May 2021 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 See More

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First Known Use of bluebird

1688, in the meaning defined above

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19 Jun 2022

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“Bluebird.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Aug. 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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