Origin and Etymology of drone
First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
Definition of drone
- droning bees
- The air conditioner droned.
- droning on and on about his health
- The afternoon droned on.
- droning the years away
droninglyplay \ˈdrō-niŋ-lē\ adverb
Examples of drone in a Sentence
We could hear wasps droning in the garden.
the sound of droning bees all around us
DRONE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of drone for English Language Learners
: to make a continuous low humming sound
DRONE Defined for Kids
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