Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: buzzard
IPA transcription: [b'ʌzɚd]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: buzzard, Buteo_buteo
    Meaning: the common European short-winged hawk
  • Synonyms: buzzard, turkey_buzzard, turkey_vulture, Cathartes_aura
    Meaning: a New World vulture that is common in South America and Central America and the southern United States
Usage examples
  • We cannot overturn the whole scheme to accommodate the buzzard.
  • The buzzard must get along the best it can with what is provided.
  • She is in much trouble about the buzzard; says grass does not agree with it; is afraid she can't raise it; thinks it was intended to live on decayed flesh.
  • That was a mistake--it had been better to keep the remark to myself; it only gave her an idea--she could save the sick buzzard, and furnish fresh meat to the despondent lions and tigers.