Cuckoo - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈkʊkuː|  American pronunciation of the word cuckoo
Brit.  |ˈkʊkuː|  British pronunciation of the word cuckoo

noun

- a man who is a stupid incompetent fool (syn: bozo, fathead, goof, goofball, goose, jackass, twat, zany)
- any of numerous European and North American birds having pointed wings and a long tail

verb

- repeat monotonously, like a cuckoo repeats his call

Examples

...one cuckoo at the campground tried to boil soup in a plastic cup...

...didn't want to be among those cuckoos who race around the mall the day before Christmas...

...a cuckoo woman who wandered around town carefully gathering up useless trash...

...offered a completely cuckoo suggestion for using the defunct strip mall...

You're completely cuckoo!

A cuckoo is able to lay in a range of different nests.

Word forms

noun
singular: cuckoo
plural: cuckoos
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