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See definition of rooster on Dictionary.com
  • as infowl
  • as inpoultry
  • as inchicken

synonyms for rooster

  • chicken
  • goose
  • hen
  • pheasant
  • bird
  • capon
  • chick
  • cock
  • duck
  • game
  • turkey
  • poultry
  • biddy
  • chick
  • cock
  • hen
  • cockerel
  • pullet
  • capon
  • banty
  • barnyard fowl
  • cock-a-doodle-do
  • cockalorum
  • gump
  • heeler
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How to use rooster in a sentence

Hens were raised as egg layers while the roosters were the first ones to become Sunday dinner.
WHY THE US EGG INDUSTRY IS STILL KILLING 300 MILLION CHICKS A YEARTOVE K. DANOVICHAPRIL 12, 2021VOX
In fact, hunters could harvest as much as 93 percent of pre-hunt roosters without hurting the population as a whole, according to Pheasants Forever, a nonprofit dedicated to conserving wildlife habitat.
HOW NON-NATIVE PHEASANTS PROTECT AMERICAN BIODIVERSITYWES SILERAPRIL 1, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
For the rooster who was always perched on the weather-vane on the barn was up so high and he shone like gold.
SEVEN O'CLOCK STORIESROBERT GORDON ANDERSON
But Mother Wyandotte didn't bother about anything so high in the sky as the sun and the rooster.
SEVEN O'CLOCK STORIESROBERT GORDON ANDERSON
His eyes wus out from fighting another game rooster belonging to another person near our home, Mr. Emory Sewell.
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There were a number of chickens on board and each rooster seemed obliged to salute the dawn with a fanfare of crowing.
IN AFRICAJOHN T. MCCUTCHEON
The little bantam can crow quicker, oftener and with more ginger than any other rooster on the place.
THE RED COW AND HER FRIENDSPETER MCARTHUR
"That's the last time you get me, old rooster," he said, in a voice that did not belong to him.
THE VARMINTOWEN JOHNSON
"You don't argue a fighting rooster out of fighting," Nelsen laughed.
THE PLANET STRAPPERSRAYMOND ZINKE GALLUN
Yes; but a man gets tired being king of the roost, and longs for some rooster to fight.
SEVENOAKSJ. G. HOLLAND
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO ROOSTER

  • banty
  • barnyard fowl
  • biddy
  • capon
  • chick
  • cock
  • cock-a-doodle-do
  • cockalorum
  • cockerel
  • gump
  • heeler
  • hen
  • poultry
  • pullet
  • rooster
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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