Sparrow - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈspæroʊ|  American pronunciation of the word sparrow
Brit.  |ˈsparəʊ|  British pronunciation of the word sparrow

noun

- any of several small dull-colored singing birds feeding on seeds or insects
- small brownish European songbird (syn: dunnock)

Examples

I could hear the song of a sparrow.

it is a common or garden sparrow

Word forms

noun
singular: sparrow
plural: sparrows
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