Definition of 'old bird'
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New generation or wise old bird? Times, Sunday Times (2012)Two mummies and a sprinkling of sugar in one name is more than a tough old bird like me can cope with. The Sun (2014)He is a wise old bird who knows that what golf gives, it soon takes away. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Well, not this tough old bird. Times, Sunday Times (2008)My grandfather was a tough old bird, too. The Sun (2012)Gaia is a tough old bird and will survive, but will we? Times, Sunday Times (2006)That berth should either be left vacant or handed to one of the wiser old birds of the current Cabinet. Times, Sunday Times (2007)He has some bright young men around him, but no wise old bird to warn him where the dangers lie. Times, Sunday Times (2010) Wise old bird, that Cherie. The Sun (2010)
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Used Rarely. old bird is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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