sea·​gull | \ ˈsē-ˌgəl How to pronounce seagull (audio) \

Definition of seagull

: a gull frequenting the sea broadly : gull

Examples of seagull in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Teens sported Hollister’s seagull and Jack Wills’ pheasant on their chests as a point of pride. Diyora Shadijanova,, 25 May 2022 Yet in comparison, a TikTok account of a British man feeding his pet seagull currently has 3.2 million. Scott Bryan, Variety, 14 May 2022 Almost on cue, a bold seagull hopped up to a laminated photo of nurdles and hungrily pecked at it. Clara Germani, The Christian Science Monitor, 19 Apr. 2022 The Switchblade 300 is a drone the size of a seagull that takes two minutes to prepare for flight. Kyle Mizokami, Popular Mechanics, 28 Mar. 2022 Some of them rely on the random silliness of, say, crew member Buttons (Ewan Bremner) basking naked in the moonlight while communing with his favorite seagull friend. Angie Han, The Hollywood Reporter, 3 Mar. 2022 For Holland there's an appreciation for nature, even its monotone whiteness, where the only sounds are wind and an occasional seagull. Arkansas Online, 4 Feb. 2022 The Cratchits’ Christmas feast won’t be a small turkey but a seagull and driftwood. San Diego Union-Tribune, 24 Nov. 2021 Florida police are searching for a man who struck a seagull with a shovel last week on Marco Island. Joe Mario Pedersen,, 9 Nov. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of seagull

1542, in the meaning defined above

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“Seagull.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 11 Aug. 2022.

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sea·​gull | \ ˈsē-ˌgəl How to pronounce seagull (audio) \

Kids Definition of seagull

: a gull that lives near the sea

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