Robin - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈrɑːbɪn|  American pronunciation of the word robin
Brit.  |ˈrɒbɪn|  British pronunciation of the word robin


- small Old World songbird with a reddish breast (syn: redbreast)
- large American thrush having a rust-red breast and abdomen


A robin feeding her young

...the sight of the first robin is always a welcome presage of spring...

A robin twittered its morning song.

Robin Hood is absolutely a creation of the ballad-muse.

And Robin never was himself again.

The robin shook its feathers and flew away.

Robin is a difficult child; you've said so yourself often enough (=a lot of times).

According to Nathan, Robin has quite a temper.

Robin's just learning to tell the time.

Did Robin give you the money?

Robin Hood and his merry men

the greenwood was Robin Hood's home

the liquid song of a robin

Word forms

singular: robin
plural: robins
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