Definition of seagull
: a gull frequenting the sea; broadly : gull
Recent Examples of seagull from the Web
While visiting the vacation town in early May with his wife, aspiring wildlife filmmaker Matthew Spivack caught two of the town's seagulls mating on top of a train station.
Social networking is rapidly gaining on gaming as the premier time-waster of the digital age, and developers are responding to this demand the way developers do: like a flock of excited seagulls surrounding a small girl holding a bologna sandwich.
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First Known Use of seagull
SEAGULL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of seagull for English Language Learners
: a large, common, usually gray and white bird that lives near the ocean
SEAGULL Defined for Kids
Definition of seagull for Students
: a gull that lives near the sea
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