Definition of 'magpie'
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Example sentences containing 'magpie'
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He collects dance forms like a magpie and then puts his own spin on them. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He has already caught the magpie eyes of the scouts. Times, Sunday Times (2014)They are not too much like our own magpies, these ones being specialists in primary rainforest. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Farmers don't like magpies and we are surrounded by farmers. Times, Sunday Times (2008)His magpie's eye for the odd and beautiful will engage and delight. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He has a magpie eye for the telling, chilling detail. Times, Sunday Times (2012)All it means is that you've got a magpie eye that picks up lots of things. Times, Sunday Times (2009)This year I did not see a single magpie during the breeding season. Times, Sunday Times (2014)And yet I have this magpie thing going on. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It's great for an artist to be like a magpie, not afraid of being inspired. The Sun (2008) See only one magpie? Times, Sunday Times (2006) CALL us magpies, but you can't beat a bit of bling to put sparkle into an outfit. The Sun (2008)I have a magpie tendency to just buy things when I see them. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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Translations for 'magpie'
British English: magpie /ˈmæɡˌpaɪ/ NOUN
A magpie is a black and white bird with a long tail.
- American English: magpie
- Arabic: عَقْعَقُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: pega ave
- Chinese: 喜鹊
- Croatian: svraka
- Czech: straka
- Danish: husskade
- Dutch: ekster
- European Spanish: urraca
- Finnish: harakka
- French: pie
- German: Elster
- Greek: κίσσα
- Italian: gazza ladra
- Japanese: カササギ
- Korean: 까치
- Norwegian: skjære
- Polish: sroka
- European Portuguese: pega ave
- Romanian: coțofană
- Russian: сорока
- Spanish: urraca
- Swedish: skata
- Thai: นกกางเขน
- Turkish: saksağan
- Ukrainian: сорока
- Vietnamese: chim ác là
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