HyperDic: drone

English > 7 senses of the word drone:
NOUNanimaldronestingless male / male bee in a colony of social bees (especially honeybees) whose sole function is to mate with the queen
communicationdrone, monotone, droningan unchanging intonation
person drone, dawdler, laggard, lagger, trailer, pokesomeone who takes more time than necessary
artifactdrone, pilotless aircraft, radio-controlled aircraftan aircraft without a pilot that is operated by remote control
artifactdrone, drone pipe, bourdona pipe of the bagpipe that is tuned to produce a single continuous tone
VERBperceptiondronemake a monotonous low dull sound
communicationdrone, drone ontalk in a monotonous voice
drone > pronunciation
Soundsdrow'n
Rhymesacetone ... zone: 126 rhymes with own...
English > drone: 7 senses > noun 1, animal
Meaningstingless male / male bee in a colony of social bees (especially honeybees) whose sole function is to mate with the queen.
BroaderbeeAny of numerous hairy-bodied insects including social and solitary species
Spanishzángano
Catalanabegot, abellot
English > drone: 7 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningAn unchanging intonation.
Synonymsmonotone, droning
Broaderintonation, modulation, pitch contourRise and fall of the voice pitch
Spanishcanturreo, monotonía, monótono
Verbsdronetalk in a monotonous voice
English > drone: 7 senses > noun 3, person
Meaningsomeone who takes more time than necessary; someone who lags behind.
Synonymsdawdler, laggard, lagger, trailer, poke
Narrowerloiterer, lingerersomeone who lingers aimlessly in or about a place
plodder, slowpoke, stick-in-the-mud, slowcoachsomeone who moves slowly
putterer, pottererA person who putters about
straggler, strayersomeone who strays or falls behind
Broaderidler, loafer, do-nothing, layabout, bumperson who does no work
Spanishocioso
Catalandròpol, mandra, matapà, ociós
English > drone: 7 senses > noun 4, artifact
MeaningAn aircraft without a pilot that is operated by remote control.
Synonymspilotless aircraft, radio-controlled aircraft
Broaderheavier-than-air craftA non-buoyant aircraft that requires a source of power to hold it aloft and to propel it
Spanishavión teledirigido
Catalanavió teledirigit
English > drone: 7 senses > noun 5, artifact
MeaningA pipe of the bagpipe that is tuned to produce a single continuous tone.
Synonymsdrone pipe, bourdon
Part ofbagpipeA tubular wind instrument
BroaderpipeA tubular wind instrument
Spanishbordón, bourdon
Catalanbordó, bourdon
English > drone: 7 senses > verb 1, perception
Meaningmake a monotonous low dull sound.
PatternSomething ----s
Broadersound, gomake a certain noise or sound
Spanishhablar monótonamente
Catalanparlar amb cantarella, parlar monòtonament
Nounsdroningan unchanging intonation
English > drone: 7 senses > verb 2, communication
Meaningtalk in a monotonous voice.
PatternSomebody ----s
ModelSam and Sue drone
Synonymdrone on
Broadertalk, speak, utter, mouth, verbalize, verbaliseExpress in speech
Catalanparlar amb cantarella, parlar monòtonament
Nounsdrone, droningan unchanging intonation

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