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

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Examples of jaybird in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Turns out, therefore, that a jaybird is naked only when its nether plumage has gone missing. Richard Lederer, San Diego Union-Tribune, 16 Apr. 2022 An amateur photographer from Scotland has captured incredible pictures of two jaybirds fighting over food. Fox News, 12 Aug. 2019 Haynes allegedly strolled off, naked as a jaybird, to his apartment. Howard Cohen, miamiherald, 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, 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, 26 July 2017 No phone, no money, spokesmen or guards, just naked as jaybirds. John Kass, chicagotribune.com, 29 June 2017 See More

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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 27 Jun. 2022.

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