the male of domestic fowl and certain game birds; cock.
a representation of this bird, used as an emblem of the Democratic Party from 1842 to 1874.
Informal. a cocky person.
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How to use rooster in a sentence
One alleged smuggler stands in the courtyard of a slum dwelling surrounded with drying laundry and roosters.
Waking up with the roosters in the morning does have its benefits, from a productivity standpoint.
He dropped asleep just as the roosters all over the valley began to answer each other.The Box-Car Children | Gertrude Chandler Warner
The roosters crowed and the hens clucked; the farmer's wife began to get breakfast, and the four children slept on.The Box-Car Children | Gertrude Chandler Warner
Since dat time, dey aint none er de Mr. Roosters bin fool' by dat w'at dey see on top.Nights With Uncle Remus | Joel Chandler Harris
One morning recently I was awakened by the crowing of the young roosters about an hour before dawn.The Red Cow and Her Friends | Peter McArthur
But there were many different kinds—not alone of hens and roosters; for there were peafowl, and guineas, and ducks, and turkeys.Six Little Bunkers at Mammy June's | Laura Lee Hope
British Dictionary definitions for rooster
mainly US and Canadian the male of the domestic fowl; a cock
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