- (US) a small shelter or box for birds to nest in Usual Brit name: nest box
- an enclosure or large cage for captive birds; aviary
Example Sentences Including 'birdhouse'
From a construction standpoint, always have an easy way to clean out the birdhouse by having a removable bottom, back or side.
Globe and Mail (2003)
There was no word on whether ants were also in the birdhouse.
Edmonton Sun (2003)
to comment on this word.