HyperDic: donkey

English > 2 senses of the word donkey:
NOUNcommunicationdonkeythe symbol of the Democratic Party
animaldonkey, domestic ass, Equus asinusdomestic beast of burden descended from the African wild ass
donkey > pronunciation
Soundsdaa'ngkiy; dao'ngkiy
Rhymesachy ... yucky: 142 rhymes with kiy...
English > donkey: 2 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningThe symbol of the Democratic Party; introduced in cartoons by Thomas Nast in 1874.
Broaderemblem, allegoryA visible symbol representing an abstract idea
English > donkey: 2 senses > noun 2, animal
Meaningdomestic beast of burden descended from the African wild ass; patient but stubborn.
Synonymsdomestic ass, Equus asinus
Member ofEquus, genus Equustype genus of the Equidae
Narrowerburrosmall donkey used as a pack animal
mokeBritish informal for donkey
Broaderasshardy and sure-footed animal smaller and with longer ears than the horse
Spanishasno, burro de carga, burro, equus africanus asinus, Equus Asinus, jumento, pollino, rucio
Catalanase, burra, burro, ruc, somera

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