HyperDic: cuckoo

English > 3 senses of the word cuckoo:
NOUNperson cuckoo, fathead, goof, goofball, bozo, jackass, goose, twat, zanya man who is a stupid incompetent fool
animalcuckooany of numerous European and North American birds having pointed wings and a long tail
VERBcommunicationcuckoorepeat monotonously, like a cuckoo repeats / repeats his call
cuckoo > pronunciation
Soundskah'kuw.; kuw'kuw.
RhymesBaku ... haiku: 5 rhymes with kuw...
English > cuckoo: 3 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA man who is a stupid incompetent fool.
Synonymsfathead, goof, goofball, bozo, jackass, goose, twat, zany
Broaderfool, sap, saphead, muggins, tomfoolA person who lacks good judgment
Spanishburro, estúpido, idiota, imbécil, necio, zoquete
Catalanburro, estúpid, idiota, imbecil, imbècil
English > cuckoo: 3 senses > noun 2, animal
MeaningAny of numerous European and North American birds having pointed wings and a long tail.
Member ofCuculidae, family CuculidaeIncludes cuckoo
NarrowerEuropean cuckoo, Cuculus canorusCommon cuckoo of Europe having a distinctive two-note call
aniblack tropical American cuckoo
black-billed cuckoo, Coccyzus erythropthalmusNorth American cuckoo
coucalOld World ground-living cuckoo having a long dagger-like hind claw
roadrunner, chaparral cock, Geococcyx californianusspeedy largely terrestrial / terrestrial bird found from California and Mexico to Texas
Broadercuculiform birdbirds having zygodactyl feet (except for the touracos)
Spanishcuclillo, cuco
Catalancucut
Verbscuckoorepeat monotonously, like a cuckoo repeats / repeats his call
English > cuckoo: 3 senses > verb 1, communication
Meaningrepeat monotonously, like a cuckoo repeats / repeats his call.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broaderrepeat, echoTo say / say again or imitate
Nounscuckooany of numerous European and North American birds having pointed wings and a long tail

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