Examples of donkey in a Sentence
we put our bags on the donkey and headed down the canyon
called him a donkey when he refused to go along with their plans
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In the real world, this issue is one of the reasons humans ride horses and donkeys but not, say, cattle.
The donkey was named after Donald Duck, the favorite cartoon character of Cozart's son Cooper.
The farm also is home to turkeys — the fair’s turkey races are run by Riegler’s wife, Nancy — and parrots, sheep, donkeys and horses.
Just as leopards don’t change their spots, a donkey can never stop acting like an ass.
This anger is mixed with a mysterious need to head into the woods late at night with the convent’s donkey.
But as Bottom’s donkey dream drives home, even this motley crew is transformed by what neither eye nor ear experience in everyday life.
Greek authorities and conservationists say bands of impoverished Albanians are making regular cross-border forays, illegally harvesting donkey-loads of herbs and medicinal plants.
Universities nationwide bring dogs (and a donkey) onto campus to soothe students during finals.
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Origin and Etymology of donkey
First Known Use: circa 1785See Words from the same year
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: an animal that is like a small horse with large ears
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