Open Dictionary
mouse here to listen, click to choose/add more
Location: USA
Source: Learn That Word
Profile URL:

Are you a native English speaker? How do you pronounce this word?

Thank you for contributing!
upload mp3 file or record now it's easy, promised!

{%type%} Definitions

WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

n. - Burrowing chiefly nocturnal mammal with body covered with strong horny plates.

Usage examples (36)
  • Arlo the armadillo is an engaging character who kids will love.
  • The rabbit called the armadillo at once and together they rolled a big stone upon the monkey's tail.
  • Only time will tell whether the groundhog or the armadillo is the true prognosticator.
  • Kids also like the stuffed armadillo, which is the "unofficial" Super Bowl mascot this year. for more
Tutoring comment

Tutoring comment not yet available...

add more
The Open Dictionary of English is a collaborative project, based on Open Source materials, LearnThat resources, and partner APIs.
We give special thanks to our LearnThat volunteers, as well as Princeton University and Wiktionary for their Open Source word data. We're also grateful for the support given by Google,,, and YouTube,,,,, as well as the generous Creative Commons community.