What does rooster mean?

Definitions for roosterˈru stər

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word rooster.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. cock, rooster(noun)

    adult male chicken


  1. rooster(Noun)

    A male domestic fowl, Gallus gallus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Rooster(noun)

    the male of the domestic fowl; a cock


  1. Rooster

    A rooster is a male gallinaceous bird. It usually refers to a male chicken. Immature male chickens less than one year old are called cockerels. The term "rooster" originates in the United States, and the term is widely used throughout North America, as well as Australia and New Zealand. In the United Kingdom and Ireland the older term "cockerel" is more commonly used. "Cock" is in general use as the name for a male of other species of bird, for example "Cock sparrow". "Roosting" is the action of perching aloft to sleep at night, and is done by both sexes. The rooster is polygamous, but cannot guard several nests of eggs at once. He guards the general area where his hens are nesting, and will attack other roosters that enter his territory. During the daytime, he usually sits on a high perch, usually 3–5 feet off the ground to serve as a lookout for his flock. He will sound a distinctive alarm call if predators are nearby.

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  1. rooters

  2. toreros


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of rooster in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of rooster in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Assyrian Proverb:

    If you were born lucky, even your rooster will lay eggs.

  2. Danish proverb:

    Woe to the house where the hen crows and the rooster is still.

  3. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Wise man is the rooster of the universe: He awakens the unawake!

  4. Curt Simmons:

    Throwing a fastball to Henry Aaron is like trying to sneak the sun past a rooster.

  5. Mica Mosbacher:

    Passing a healthcare replacement bill is a lot like trying to put socks on a rooster

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