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
Recent Examples of donkey from the Web
Getting Around: The entire island is only four square miles, with most of the land being impassable—so the principal mode of transport around Marrettimo is by foot, bicycle, or donkey.
Go back to ancient Mesopotamia and there are examples of people using language to describe other humans as something less than human, whether insects or parasites or donkeys.
For rider participation clinics, owners bring their horses, mules or donkeys for one-on-one training with experts.
During the battle for Sniper’s Mountain, the unit used donkeys to carry weapons to the front, and bring back the dead and wounded.
One Democratic Club float featured a blue donkey on a platform that raised its head and kicked up one of its back legs.
Some decide to take their chances on another trip north, moving to The Dune, an otherworldly open-air market a few miles away, where macaroni and gasoline from Algeria are sold out of the back of pickups and donkey carts.
The site includes a rare depiction of a camel meeting a donkey, an animal that does not appear very often in rock art in the area.
Today, yachts dock in the harbor, but you can still get lost in the narrow lanes, where donkeys transport goods.
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airhead, blockhead, chucklehead, dimwit, dodo, dolt, dope, dork [slang], dullard, dumbbell, dummy, dunce, fathead, goof, goon, half-wit, idiot, ignoramus, imbecile, know-nothing, knucklehead, lamebrain, loon, lunkhead, moron, nincompoop, ninny, nitwit, noddy, noodle, numskull (or numbskull), oaf, pinhead, saphead, simpleton, stock, turkey, yahoo, yo-yo;
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: an animal that is like a small horse with large ears
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