Definition of 'cuckoo'
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This guy is cuckoo and has probably lived in cloud cuckoo land almost all his life. The Sun (2008)When did you last see a cuckoo clock? Times, Sunday Times (2007)The cuckoo would be calling and the swifts and swallows would be sculpting the sky. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The cuckoo hatches first and then kicks any other eggs out of the nest. Times, Sunday Times (2011)He looked like a cuckoo clock that had stopped. The Sun (2010)It is the male cuckoo that calls. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Remember that the next time you wonder when you last heard a cuckoo. Times, Sunday Times (2010)This is political correctness gone cuckoo. The Sun (2016)Not the first cuckoo of spring. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Have you heard a cuckoo yet? Times, Sunday Times (2009)Did you have a cuckoo clock? Times, Sunday Times (2014)One from the south, one from the north and one from cloud cuckoo! The Sun (2012)In contrast to the comforting sound of its call, the cuckoo has a sinister lifestyle. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Finally, almost anywhere in the country you may hear a cuckoo calling. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It might be worth remembering that the Swiss are noted for their cuckoo clocks. Times, Sunday Times (2010)I was beginning to understand who put the cuckoo in cloud cuckoo land. Times, Sunday Times (2015)A cuckoo calls from the shores of the lake. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The females lay their eggs mainly on garlic mustard and cuckoo flower, both of which are coming into bloom. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Talk about cloud cuckoo land. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Cloud cuckoo land or what? The Sun (2008)THE land of cuckoo clocks is now accessible via Eurostar. The Sun (2009)Years ago people used to write to The Times when they heard the first cuckoo of spring. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Translations for 'cuckoo'
British English: cuckoo /ˈkʊkuː/ NOUN
A cuckoo is a grey bird which makes an easily recognizable sound consisting of two quick notes.
- American English: cuckoo
- Arabic: وَقْواق
- Brazilian Portuguese: cuco
- Chinese: 杜鹃
- Croatian: kukavica
- Czech: kukačka
- Danish: gøg
- Dutch: koekoek
- European Spanish: cuclillo
- Finnish: käki
- French: coucou
- German: Kuckuck
- Greek: κούκος
- Italian: cuculo
- Japanese: カッコウ
- Korean: 뻐꾸기
- Norwegian: gjøk
- Polish: kukułka
- European Portuguese: cuco
- Romanian: cuc
- Russian: кукушка
- Spanish: cuclillo
- Swedish: gök
- Thai: นกชนิดหนึ่งที่วางไข่ในรังนกอื่น
- Turkish: guguk kuşu
- Ukrainian: зозуля
- Vietnamese: chim cu
Definition of cuckoo from the Collins English Dictionary
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