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noun as in codger

noun as in dumbbell

noun as in fogy/fogey

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Boned up, flagged hard and started to cross when my fingers snapped off the edge and I plunged through the gulf, arms whirling, machine-gunning expletives, ungainly as a dodo bird.

His project explored the idea of whether it would be possible to recreate the dodo bird.

Pitcher wins have rightly gone the way of the dodo over the past decade, and seasons like the ones deGrom had are a great case study in why.

The push to prevent extinctions from happening came in the 1800s, with the realization that species such as the dodo had disappeared forever.

In my Monday column I noted that the hand-cranked eggbeater seems to have gone the way of the dodo.

As David Quammen described in his elegiac The Song of the Dodo, islands are “where species go to die.”

Republicans are going the way of the dodo in the Golden State.

Since the Cold War, Kissingerians have largely gone the way of the dodo bird inside the GOP.

Ever the optimist, Crystal believes that languages need not meet the fate of the dodo bird.

"Paul did it," accused Dodo, waving a pudgy, ink-stained little fist in the direction of her brother.

And, as you might like to try the thing yourself, some winter day, I will tell you how the Dodo managed it.

However, when they had been running half an hour or so, and were quite dry again, the Dodo suddenly called out 'The race is over!'

When that day comes, proprietary humbugs like Sanatogen will have become as extinct as the dodo and the great auk.

Ultimately, Torkington sailed in a new ship of 800 tons,5 under a patron named Thomas Dodo.

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On this page you'll find 73 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to dodo, such as: crank, eccentric, fellow, galoot, and miser.

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