Dictionary.com

birdhouse

[ burd-hous ]
/ ˈbɜrdˌhaʊs /
Save This Word!

noun, plural bird·hous·es [burd-hou-ziz]. /ˈbɜrdˌhaʊ zɪz/.
a box, usually fashioned to resemble a house, for birds to live in.
an aviary.
QUIZ
QUIZ YOURSELF ON AFFECT VS. EFFECT!
In effect, this quiz will prove whether or not you have the skills to know the difference between “affect” and “effect.”
Question 1 of 7
The rainy weather could not ________ my elated spirits on my graduation day.
Meet Grammar CoachWrite or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing
Meet Grammar CoachImprove Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help

Origin of birdhouse

An Americanism dating back to 1865–70; bird + house
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022

How to use birdhouse in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for birdhouse

birdhouse
/ (ˈbɜːdˌhaʊs) /

noun US
a small shelter or box for birds to nest in
an enclosure or large cage for captive birds; aviary
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK