noun, plural cuck·oos.
verb (used without object), cuck·ooed, cuck·oo·ing.
verb (used with object), cuck·ooed, cuck·oo·ing.
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Example sentences from the Web for cuckoo
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 spring|Michael Andor Brodeur|April 2, 2021|Washington Post
We understand—who would want to give up the angelic Keita, even if it means raising a cuckoo?
She Said: Jace, their daughter was on the verge of another home invasion at the hands of Cuckoo Disfigured Larry.
He benefited, of course, from an opposition party that went a little cuckoo.
From the point of view of the Notre Dame football team, that had to be something of a relief: She was an unbalanced cuckoo clock.
Among the variety of birds, several black cockatoos and the pheasant cuckoo were seen.
A lovely bracket of carved wood fixed to the wall held a cheap cuckoo-clock from Switzerland.Bella Donna|Robert Hichens
Suddenly he takes out his pipe, plays "cuckoo" to himself very solemnly, and is immensely relieved thereby.First Plays|A. A. Milne
Soon a cuckoo called from the distance and in a few moments the caravan was ready to move on.Kari the Elephant|Dhan Gopal Mukerji
Cuckoo Peter has read in the holy books that 'the goods of the sinner are reserved for the just!'
British Dictionary definitions for cuckoo
noun plural -oos
verb -oos, -ooing or -ooed
Word Origin for cuckoo
Idioms and Phrases with cuckoo
see cloud-cuckoo land.