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Princeton's WordNet

  1. thrushnoun

    candidiasis of the oral cavity; seen mostly in infants or debilitated adults

  2. thrushnoun

    a woman who sings popular songs

  3. thrushnoun

    songbirds characteristically having brownish upper plumage with a spotted breast

Webster Dictionary

  1. Thrushnoun

    any one of numerous species of singing birds belonging to Turdus and allied genera. They are noted for the sweetness of their songs

  2. Thrushnoun

    any one of numerous species of singing birds more or less resembling the true thrushes in appearance or habits; as the thunderbird and the American brown thrush (or thrasher). See Brown thrush

  3. Thrushnoun

    an affection of the mouth, fauces, etc., common in newly born children, characterized by minute ulcers called aphthae. See Aphthae

  4. Thrushnoun

    an inflammatory and suppurative affection of the feet in certain animals. In the horse it is in the frog


  1. Thrush

    Thrushes make up Turdidae, a family of passerine birds that occurs worldwide.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Thrush

    thrush, n. a genus of Passerine birds of the family Turdidæ, specifically the throstle, song-thrush, or mavis of Europe. [A.S. þrysce, a thrush.]

  2. Thrush

    thrush, n. an inflammatory and suppurating affection of the sensitive surfaces within the frog of the horse: an infantile disease of the mouth and throat. [Scand., Ice. þurr, dry.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of thrush in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of thrush in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of thrush in a Sentence

  1. Kirstie Wilson:

    I was bleeding in between periods and I was in agony but doctors diagnosed me with thrush and growing pains, it took me four months of going back and forth to my GP (general practitioner) before I was given a [Pap] smear test.

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    being essentially equal to something
    • A. askant
    • B. repugnant
    • C. lacerate
    • D. tantamount

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