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synonyms for cuckoo

  • fool
  • nuts
  • silly
  • batty
  • daffy
  • insane
  • wacky
See also synonyms for: cuckoos
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How to use cuckoo in a sentence

In areas with such beetle eaters as butcherbirds and cuckoo-shrikes, the researchers checked for beak marks indicating bird attacks.
MIRROR BEETLES’ SHINY BODIES MAY NOT ACT AS CAMOUFLAGE AFTER ALLSUSAN MILIUSMARCH 9, 2022SCIENCE NEWS
It also cannot discern between certain species that look alike, such as cuckoos and sparrowhawks.
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Hashtag patriots are cobbling together a legend around Maricopa that fits into the cuckoo mythology of Trumpism.
THE MESS IN MARICOPADAN ZAKMAY 21, 2021WASHINGTON POST
I want the rebirth, the renewal, the rejuvenation, the dewdrops and showers, the first cuckoos and ascendant larks, the dooryard lilacs and budding twigs.
BEYOND VIVALDI, A CLASSICAL PLAYLIST TO BRING ON THE SPRINGMICHAEL ANDOR BRODEURAPRIL 2, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Among the variety of birds, several black cockatoos and the pheasant cuckoo were seen.
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A lovely bracket of carved wood fixed to the wall held a cheap cuckoo-clock from Switzerland.
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
Suddenly he takes out his pipe, plays "cuckoo" to himself very solemnly, and is immensely relieved thereby.
FIRST PLAYSA. A. MILNE
Soon a cuckoo called from the distance and in a few moments the caravan was ready to move on.
KARI THE ELEPHANTDHAN GOPAL MUKERJI
Cuckoo Peter has read in the holy books that 'the goods of the sinner are reserved for the just!'
THE PILGRIM'S SHELL OR FERGAN THE QUARRYMANEUGNE SUE
You do treat me like a child indeed, when you sing over and over to me a cuckoo song that I care not a copper-filing for.
THE FORTUNES OF NIGELSIR WALTER SCOTT
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