What does mockingbird mean?

Definitions for mockingbirdˈmɒk ɪŋˌbɜrd

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. mockingbird, mocker, Mimus polyglotktos(noun)

    long-tailed grey-and-white songbird of the southern United States able to mimic songs of other birds


  1. mockingbird(Noun)

    A long-tailed American songbird of the Mimidae family, noted for its ability to mimic calls of other birds.


  1. Mockingbird

    Mockingbirds are a group of New World passerine birds from the Mimidae family. They are best known for the habit of some species mimicking the songs of other birds and the sounds of insects and amphibians, often loudly and in rapid succession. There are about 17 species in three genera. These do not appear to form a monophyletic lineage: Mimus and Nesomimus are quite closely related; their closest living relatives appear to be some thrashers, such as the Sage Thrasher. Melanotis is more distinct; it seems to represent a very ancient basal lineage of Mimidae.

The New Hacker's Dictionary

  1. mockingbird

    Software that intercepts communications (especially login transactions) between users and hosts and provides system-like responses to the users while saving their responses (especially account IDs and passwords). A special case of Trojan horse.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of mockingbird in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of mockingbird in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. The Times:

    To Kill a Mockingbird.

  2. Tonja Carter:

    Was it an earlier draft of 'Watchman,' or of 'Mockingbird,' or even, as early correspondence indicates it might be, a third book bridging the two? I don't know.

  3. Harper Lee:

    Scout, Atticus Boo : A Celebration of 50 Years of' To Kill a Mockingbird,' i haven't spoken to Harper Lee directly about this. And not many people have, except for Harper Lee agent and lawyer.

  4. Wayne Flynt:

    I know there’s another novel because( Lee’s sister) Louise told me there was, she said Nelle( Harper Lee) worked on Auburn University for years, Auburn University was a finished work and she said Auburn University was better than' To Kill a Mockingbird.'.

  5. Mary Badham:

    I think it's so timely for right now. 'Mockingbird' came at a perfect time for our country. It allowed us the ability to discuss subjects rationally and intelligently without getting way up here, and now that things are way up here with our country, I think this will help a lot.

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