kill two birds with one stone

idiom

Definition of kill two birds with one stone

: to achieve two things by doing a single action We can kill two birds with one stone by dropping off the mail when we go to the grocery store.

Comments on kill two birds with one stone

What made you want to look up kill two birds with one stone? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

self-evident

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

The Exceptions Quiz III

  • one green toy robot amidst many red toy robots
  • Which of these words does not mean "nonsense"?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!