[ hwur-lee-burd, wur- ]
/ ˈʰwɜr liˌbɜrd, ˈwɜr- /
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Example sentences from the Web for whirlybird
The result is a whirlybird that’s quieter than usual, but also potentially safer.
The problem, seems to me, is how we're going to use it without the whirlybird.Project Mastodon|Clifford Donald Simak
British Dictionary definitions for whirlybird
/ (ˈwɜːlɪˌbɜːd) /
an informal word for helicopter
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