American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. One, such as an ornithologist, who works with birds.
- n. Slang An aviator.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A bird-catcher; a fowler.
- n. An ornithologist.
- n. One who stuffs birds.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A fowler or birdcatcher.
- n. colloq. An aviator; airman.
“October 26th, 2007 at 5: 36 pm chodin says: yeah, birdman is definetely his robin.”
“I tell you that because I´ve discovered birdman last week and I wonder if you use 'birdman' in your book for that reason and if hellion have similar allusions.”
“My "birdman" in the novel is based on my colleagues who counted "goose poops" and were the object of amusement by the locals.”
“Alacatraz Prison and the cell of "birdman" Robert Stroud.”
“Another rebounding/defensive big man is all this team needs to seriously compete for a shot at the Finals. chris anderson needs to start playing with a chip on his shoulder, again ... he's too concerned with being "birdman".”
“They were donated by the family of an eccentric Sydney street character, Henry 'birdman”
“I concur with the birdman - geez, don't ride out the storm with a sinking ship.”
“The sculptor, who died in 1993, is thought to have been inspired to create the 1.9 metre-high half-man, half-bird figure in plaster after reading in Paris Match about a real-life birdman, Léo Valentin, who tried to fly, Icarus-like, with wings.”
“If McCain gets elected, life as you know it will be over, that is, if you are alive to witness it. birdman”
“Eventhough the acting was highschool at best, they had some heavy hitters in there … Max Von Sydow and the head birdman guy, who because his name escapes me right now I'll be raked over the coals for by all you later.”
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Specific use of the word bird to describe those featherless bipeds with the broad nails. (From Plato's description of man. See chicken.)
Everything that contains a man in it
*sigh* I wish I had lived in the barnstorming era. In my flying days, I loved nothing more than flipping around in the air and landing in fields or on dirt runways. (^-^)
Just like it says on the tin. I'll grant a little leeway for spurious things like gravity, air currents and whatnot to lend a hand.
Looking for tweets for birdman.