American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. An adult male chicken.
- n. An adult male of other birds.
- n. A person regarded as cocky or pugnacious.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The male of the domestic hen; a cock, as distinguished from the female or hen.
- n. Any bird that roosts; a percher. See Insessores.
- n. In lumbering, same as goose-neck, 4 .
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. U.S. The male of the domestic fowl; a cock.
- n. adult male chicken
- roost + -er (Wiktionary)
“In my last entry I believe I wrote somthing to the like of being woken up at 4 cuz it sounds like the rooster is at my window.”
“Small coincidence that the rooster is a popular bird (symbol) in Mexico.”
“Please call it Asana Yoga, although what you describe as a rooster position is very far removed from Yoga.”
“That he is sometimes called "rooster" made me think less of cock, than of Jeff Bridges' character in True Grit, Rooster Coburn.”
“And now, this hypercompetitive bantam rooster is attempting to blame others for what went wrong.”
“An old farmer raises a few chickens and pigs and has a cow or two but his rooster is getting old.”
“They go up to the house and the old rooster takes off, he rounds the corner and heads out in front of the front porch, the young rooster is quickly catching up and when he is only a few feet behind BANG the farmer shoots the young rooster and mutters to himself, "dang, that's the third gay rooster I've bought this month.”
“The rooster is now annoying a neighbor who stole some building materials from me, and life is good. wendy devlin”
“And I actually happened to come across a fuckin rooster on a random walk through my south bronx hood … although im sure no one will find that surprising … lol”
“Even the word rooster was considered bad by their filters.”
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