\ ˈdrȯid How to pronounce droid (audio) \

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Recent Examples on the Web Galaxy's Edge at Disney's Hollywood Studios, you're immediately transported to an Outer Rim watering hole where a droid named DJ R-3X spins out-of-this-world tunes and the menu has concoctions featuring names like Jedi Mind Trick and Carbon Freeze. Tarah Chieffi, Travel + Leisure, 31 Aug. 2021 The human-size droid inspiring comparisons to murderous machines in movies is called CUE, an AI basketball robot created by Toyota for sheer fun. Washington Post, 27 July 2021 In a heartwarming final scene, Mando watched as Grogu departed with Luke and his longtime droid, R2-D2, to complete his Jedi training. Ale Russian, PEOPLE.com, 23 July 2021 When the Imperial Captain Bragg arrives on planet Raxus to force its senator to declare allegiance, Senator Singh’s droid, GS-8, puts out a call for help. Alex Kane, USA TODAY, 2 July 2021 Seth Green recently made his return to the Star Wars universe by voicing Cad Bane's faithful techno service droid Todo 360 on two episodes of Star Wars: The Bad Batch. Dalton Ross, EW.com, 30 June 2021 Eventually, the droid deactivates the red energy gate, and Omega does as promised—but only just before putting him temporarily out of commission. Alex Kane, USA TODAY, 25 June 2021 Blasterfire leads to improvisation, Wrecker punches an astromech droid in the head, and Omega doesn’t leave with Cut and Suu after all. Alex Kane, USA TODAY, 7 May 2021 Other stars marking the day include Pedro Pascal (Din Djarin/the titular Mandalorian), Billy Dee Williams (Lando Calrissian), Samuel L. Jackson (Mace Windu), Joonas Suotamo (Chewbacca), and Tom Wilton (creature and droid puppeteer). Nick Romano, EW.com, 4 May 2021

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First Known Use of droid

1952, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for droid

by shortening

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9 Sep 2021

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“Droid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/droid. Accessed 25 Sep. 2021.

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