Definition of drone oninformal
- She had trouble keeping awake as he droned on about himself.
: a stingless male bee (as of the honeybee) that has the role of mating with the queen and does not gather nectar or pollen
: one that lives on the labors of others : parasite
: an unmanned aircraft or ship guided by remote control or onboard computers
: to make a sustained deep murmuring, humming, or buzzing sound
: to talk in a persistently dull or monotonous tone
: to pass, proceed, or act in a dull, drowsy, or indifferent manner
: a deep sustained or monotonous sound : hum
: an instrument or part of an instrument (such as one of the fixed-pitch pipes of a bagpipe) that sounds a continuous unvarying tone
: pedal point
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