from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Informal A budgerigar.

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  • n. A budgerigar.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. small Australian parakeet (Melopsittacus undulatus) usually light green with black and yellow markings in the wild but bred in many colors.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. small Australian parakeet usually light green with black and yellow markings in the wild but bred in many colors


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  • I call my budgie Jeffrey My grandads name's the same I call him after grandad Who had a feathered brain.

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  • She called her budgie Onan because it spilled it’s seed upon the ground.

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  • It asked them to choose between boardshorts and swimming briefs, more commonly known as budgie smugglers. | Top Stories

  • The last day in the life of Bostie the budgie was a helter-skelter ride.

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  • Soft shades of dew and ballet combine with bright summer "budgie" and "parrot" colors feature in a variety of rompers, one-pieces, shorts, tunics, long shorts, harem pants, tunic, dresses, and bodysuits.

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  • What do some of you old-timers, think about "Tweety" with a picture of a budgie?

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  • Focus the police on policing, and put people like Gadget and the like who know what things are actually * like* in reality in Charge, I mean * really* in charge, setting policy, not just trying to implement cretinous idea of the week with two barely trained officers and a budgie.

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  • Their logo image is a cat in a birdcage carried by a budgie, an image that exhibited in sculptural form they successfully passed off as the work of the internationally renowned Maurizio Cattelan.

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  • So here he sings of a stalker whose love for a woman in a pet shop leads him to witness the ritual slaughter of a defenceless budgie; adopts the persona of an American evangelist with a very unorthodox message; and offers a rambunctious showstopper dedicated to the glories of the town of Hartlepool.

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  • Music for evil stumpy Russian men to dance to while wearing budgie smugglers and pretending they're being fellated.

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