Definitions for snowbirdˈsnoʊˌbɜrd

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

snow•birdˈsnoʊˌbɜrd(n.)

  1. Category: Ornithology

    Ref: junco .

  2. Informal. a person who vacations in or moves to a warmer climate during cold weather.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

  3. Slang. a cocaine addict or habitual user.

    Category: Pharmacology

Origin of snowbird:

1830–40,Amer.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. fieldfare, snowbird, Turdus pilaris(noun)

    medium-sized Eurasian thrush seen chiefly in winter

  2. snow bunting, snowbird, snowflake, Plectrophenax nivalis(noun)

    white Arctic bunting

  3. junco, snowbird(noun)

    small North American finch seen chiefly in winter

Wiktionary

  1. snowbird(Noun)

    A bird seen primarily in the winter time.

  2. snowbird(Noun)

    A person, usually one who is retired, who travels from a cold climate to a warmer one in the winter.

  3. snowbird(Noun)

    A cocaine user.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Snowbird(noun)

    an arctic finch (Plectrophenax, / Plectrophanes, nivalis) common, in winter, both in Europe and the United States, and often appearing in large flocks during snowstorms. It is partially white, but variously marked with chestnut and brown. Called also snow bunting, snowflake, snowfleck, and snowflight

  2. Snowbird(noun)

    any finch of the genus Junco which appears in flocks in winter time, especially J. hyemalis in the Eastern United States; -- called also blue snowbird. See Junco

  3. Snowbird(noun)

    the fieldfare

Freebase

  1. Snowbird

    Snowbird is a fictional character that appears in comic books published by Marvel Comics.

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