lovebird

noun love·bird \ ˈləv-ˌbərd \
Updated on: 12 Dec 2017

Definition of lovebird

: any of various small usually gray or green parrots (especially genus Agapornis of Africa) that show great affection for their mates

Examples of lovebird in a Sentence

  1. I think I'll leave you two lovebirds alone for a while.

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First Known Use of lovebird

1595


LOVEBIRD Defined for English Language Learners

lovebird

noun

Definition of lovebird for English Language Learners

  • : a small usually gray or green bird that is a type of parrot

  • lovebirds : people who are lovers : people who have a romantic relationship


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