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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

resembling a sparrow

Usage examples (24)
  • I remember looking at this frail, sparrow-like woman and thinking she was very ill.
  • She was a plump sparrow-like girl, who would not have looked much in the procession, but had a sweet strong voice and perfect pitch.
  • The sparrow-like bird behind the feeder in your picture looks to me to be a male house finch, based on the reddish tones around the throat blending into the mottled tan...
  • The males of these birds are, as a rule, gorgeously attired in brilliant colours, some having long flowing tail-feathers during the nuptial season, while in the winter their... for more
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