flightless bird love

Help Wordnik hunt for a million missing words by backing our Kickstarter!

flightless bird


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

  • n. flightless birds having flat breastbones lacking a keel for attachment of flight muscles: ostriches; cassowaries; emus; moas; rheas; kiwis; elephant birds


Sorry, no etymologies found.


Sorry, no example sentences found.


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.

  • let me tell you, flightless birds are no laughing matter. they're actually terror birds. I should know, I used to be one.

    March 10, 2011