Eagle - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈiːɡl|  American pronunciation of the word eagle
Brit.  |ˈiːɡ(ə)l|  British pronunciation of the word eagle

noun

- any of various large keen-sighted diurnal birds of prey noted for their broad wings and strong soaring flight
- (golf) a score of two strokes under par on a hole
- a former gold coin in the United States worth 10 dollars
- an emblem representing power

verb

- shoot two strokes under par
- shoot in two strokes under par

Examples

She made an eagle on the fourth hole.

She made eagle on the fourth hole.

She eagled the fourth hole.

Eagles scream.

Eagles soar.

She eagled the hole

...go to the back of the building and look out the rear window and you'll see the eagle...

An eagle swooped down and snatched one of the hens.

The eagle soared above us.

The eagle was carrying a mouse in its sharp claws.

students working under the eagle eyes of the teacher

an editor with an eagle eye

...a clay sculpture of an eagle that was so malformed that it looked more like a feathered football...

...the bald eagle, that universally recognized totem of our country...

Of the eagle, there are but few species.

Word forms

noun
singular: eagle
plural: eagles
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