Examples of droid in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Pizza Planet truck popcorn buckets have been turned into steam locomotives, Santa’s sleighs, Star Wars droids and other creative mutations that are hidden in plain sight right under visitors’ noses. Brady MacDonald, Orange County Register, 7 June 2024 The Acolyte knows where our parasocial relationships are born (and where our merch dollars will go) and offers up an array of immediately adorable droids, aliens, and creatures. Jackson McHenry, Vulture, 6 June 2024 Meanwhile, Princess Leia, Han Solo, Chewbacca, and their droid sidekicks find themselves continuously at odds with the ruthless Imperial Army both in space and at Cloud City. Devan Coggan, EW.com, 22 May 2024 Gather with droids, stormtroopers, jedi and sith for games, trivia and more. John Coffren, Baltimore Sun, 2 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for droid 

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First Known Use

1952, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of droid was in 1952

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“Droid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/droid. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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