jay·​bird | \ ˈjā-ˌbərd How to pronounce jaybird (audio) \

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Examples of jaybird in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web An amateur photographer from Scotland has captured incredible pictures of two jaybirds fighting over food. Fox News, "Jaybirds caught fighting over lunch in stunning pics," 12 Aug. 2019 Haynes allegedly strolled off, naked as a jaybird, to his apartment. Howard Cohen, miamiherald, "A Florida man was working out naked. But that’s not the only reason he was arrested.," 2 Feb. 2018 Jacob Morphew is accused of bursting into a St. Leo family's home while naked as a jaybird, reports WPEC-CBS 12. Barbara Hijek, Sun-Sentinel.com, "Naked man burst into family's home, wouldn't leave, deputies say," 27 Oct. 2017 The naked as a jaybird-to-jailbird guy allegedly 'fessed up to having been boozing it up. Barbara Hijek, Sun-Sentinel.com, "Screaming, naked man running around woke up neighbors, deputies say," 26 July 2017 No phone, no money, spokesmen or guards, just naked as jaybirds. John Kass, chicagotribune.com, "Madigan and Rauner in 'Naked Prey' and modest proposals to save Illinois," 29 June 2017

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First Known Use of jaybird

1661, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Jaybird.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jaybird. Accessed 8 Mar. 2021.

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