from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A bird having a melodious song or call.
- noun Any of various birds of the suborder Passeri (formerly Oscines) of passerine birds, having a syrinx with musculature that allows for the production and learning of complicated songs; an oscine.
- noun A woman singer with a pleasing voice.
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- noun A
birdhaving a melodioussong or call.
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- noun any bird having a musical call
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When I'd finished this book, I felt like a cage from which the songbird is being removed.
The twenty-six year old songbird is currently at odds with her husband’s parents.
Last week I used a program called songbird and it worked fine first time with my two ipods.
Perhaps this would help to explain why his fellow Viet Nam prisoners nicknamed him "songbird"?
What about McCain's POW experience I read that he was a "songbird" to the viet-cong for special treatment.
The far right has merciless accused John McCain of being a Manchurian Candidate, brainwashed by his captors and of having been a "songbird" who sold out his fellow prisoners.
Perhaps you don't understand what prompts his temper tantrums, or why his excuse for every mistake relates to his "songbird" days as a prisoner of war.
I'm just going to have to put all of it in one big file and use 'songbird' and 'wolf' and every other associated term as part of a meta tag or something.
A young girl who sang a solo for them was a "songbird," he said.
Here is the result of typing "songbird" in the konsole: