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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Any of numerous widely distributed small passerine birds of the family Paridae and especially of the genus Parus that are related to the nuthatches but longer tailed, are arboreal and largely insectivorous. (plural)

Usage examples (35)
  • Small indigenous birds, such as titmice, chipmunks, pipits and squinches, are constantly seen in coveys or even bevies just now.
  • Them, and the mockingbirds, and the tufted titmice.
  • Those little titmice live around our garden in great numbers.
  • Look at him; he is the king of the titmice, and he seems to know it. for more
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