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[kˈʊkuː], [kˈʊkuː], [k_ˈʊ_k_uː]

Synonyms for Cuckoo:

bird (noun)

Canada goose, albatross, bald eagle, barn owl, bird, bittern, blackbird, blue jay, bluebill, bluebird, booby, bullfinch, buzzard, canary, cardinal, cassowary, chickadee, cockatoo, condor, coot, cormorant, crane, crested jay, crow, curlew, dodo, dove, duck, eagle, egret, emu, falcon, finch, flamingo, goldfinch, goose, grackle, grosbeak, grouse, gull, harrier, hawk, heron, horned owl, hummingbird, ibis, jackdaw, jay, kingfisher, lark, loon, lovebird, macaw, magpie, mallard, mockingbird, mourning dove, myna, nightingale, nuthatch, oriole, osprey, ostrich, owl, parakeet, parrot, partridge, peacock, pelican, penguin, peregrine, pheasant, pigeon, plover, puffin, quetzal, raven, redbird, redwing, ringtail, road runner, robin, rook, sandpiper, sea gull, sheldrake, snipe, songbird, sparrow, spoonbill, squab, starling, stork, swallow, swan, swift, teal, tern, thrush, turkey, turtledove, vulture, waxwing, weaver, woodpecker, wren, yellowbird.

ululation (noun)


ululate (verb)

bark, bawl, bay, bellow, bleat, bray, cackle, call, caw, chatter, chirp, cluck, coo, cry, gobble, growl, grunt, honk, hoot, howl, meow, mew, moo, neigh, purr, quack, roar, snarl, snort, squawk, squeal, trill, twit, ululate, warble, whinny, yelp.

Other synonyms and related words:

Charlie, Common Cuckoo, Daffy, Git, Mavis, Mooncalf, Ninnyhammer, SIMP, WUD, Weak-minded, absurd, addle-pated, alarm clock, analog clock, angry, ani, ape, around the bend, asinine, atomic clock, balmy, balmy orbarmy, bananas, barmy, bats, batty, beany, bedlam, bemused, berk, berserk, bird type, bird-brained, birdbrain, bizarre, blockheaded, boneheaded, bonkers, bootless, bozo, brainless, brainsick, breach, bubbleheaded, buffoon, buggy, bughouse, bugs, bulbul, carol, cat, certifiable, cheep, childish, chirk, chirr, chirrup, chitter, chronograph, chronometer, chronoscope, chuck, clack, clepsydra, clock, clock radio, clown, cock-a-doodle-doo, cock-eyed, cockamamie, cockamamy, cockeyed, conformist, confused, copier, copycat, copyist, coucal, counterfeiter, crack, crack-brained, crackbrain, crackbrained, cracked, crackers, crackpot, crank, cranky, crazed, crazy, crazy as a loon, crevice, croak, cronk, cuculiform bird, daft, damn-fool, delirious, demented, deranged, desperate, dial, digital clock, dim, dim-witted, ding-a-ling, ding-dong, dingbat, dippy, disordered, dissembler, dissimulator, distraught, ditz, dizzy, doolally, dopey, dopy, dotty, drum, drumming, dull-witted, dumb, eccentric, echo, echoer, echoist, empty-headed, erratic, exorbitant, extraordinary, extravagant, extreme, faker, fanatical, fathead, fatuitous, fatuous, feather-brained, featherbrain, feathered songster, featherhead, featherheaded, feeble-minded, flaked-out, flaky, flipped, fool, foolhardy, foolish, forger, frantic, freaked-out, frenetic, frenzied, frivolous, fruitcakey, fruity, gabble, gaga, gaggle, gander, gap, gawky, ghurry, gnomon, goof, goofball, goofy, grandfather's clock, guggle, guy, half-baked, half-witted, halfwitted, hare-brained, harebrain, have nobody home, haywire, hombre, hoo, horologe, hourglass, hypocrite, idiotic, ill-advised, imbecile, imbecilic, imitation, imitator, impersonator, imposter, impostor, inane, incredible, insane, irrational, irresponsible, jack, jerky, just plain nuts, kinky, koel, kook, kookie, kooky, laughable, light-headed, loco, loony, loopy, ludicrous, lunatic, lunkheaded, luny, mad, mad as a hatter, maddened, madman, madperson, male donkey, maniac, maniacal, manic, mental, mentally ill, merry-andrew, meshuga, mime, mimer, mimic, mimicker, mindless, mocker, mocking bird, monkey, moonstruck, moronic, muddle-headed, muddleheaded, muggins, naif, neurotic, nincompoop, nit, nitwit, nobody home, non compos mentis, nonsensical, not all there, not difficult, not right upstairs, numbskulled, numskulled, nut, nutcase, nuts, nutty, nutty as a fruitcake, obtuse, of unsound mind, off, off one's head, off one's chump, off one's rocker, off one's trolley, off rocker, off the hinges, off the rails, off the track, off-the-wall, out of it, out of one's mind, out to lunch, outlandish, outrageous, peep, pendulum, pendulum clock, phony, pip, pipe, pirate, plagiarist, pocket watch, poll parrot, polly, polly-parrot, poseur, potty, preposterous, psycho, psychoneurotic, psychotic, puss, quartz watch, quirky, rabid, rattle-brained, rattlebrain, renewal, repeater, restoration, reverberation, ridiculous, ringdove, risible, roadrunner, roll, round the bend, round the twist, sappy, scatterbrain, scatterbrained, schizo, schizoid, schizophrenic, scold, score, scratch, screwball, screwballs, screwy, senseless, sheep, sick in the head, silly, silly fools, simple-minded, simpleminded, simpleton, simulator, sing, singing bird, slaphappy, slash, slit, slot, slow-witted, soft, softhead, song, song sparrow, songster, sottish, spacy, stark raving mad, stolid, stopwatch, sundial, thick, thickheaded, timekeeper, timepiece, tomfool, touched, tweet, twist, twisted, twitter, unbalanced, unbelievable, unhinged, unreasonable, unsound, unstable, unwise, vacant, vacuous, vapid, wacko, wacky, wall clock, warbler, watch, water clock, weird, weirdie, weirdo, whacky, whistle, witless, wrisclock, wristwatch, wrong, yo-yo, zany.

Quotes for Cuckoo:

  1. Since both its national products, snow and chocolate, melt, the cuckoo clock was invented solely in order to give tourists something solid to remember it by. Alan Coren.
  2. In Switzerland they had brotherly love, five hundred years of democracy and peace, and what did they produce? The cuckoo clock! Graham Greene.
  3. The cuckoo who is on to himself is halfway out of the clock. Wilson Mizner.

Idioms of Cuckoo:

  1. a cuckoo in the nest;