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war·bler

 (wôr′blər)
n.
1. Any of various small New World songbirds of the family Parulidae, many of which have brightly colored plumage or markings, as the redstart and the yellowthroat. Also called wood warbler.
2. Any of various small, often brownish or grayish Old World songbirds of the family Silviidae, as the blackcap and the whitethroat.
3. Music One that warbles; a singer.

warbler

(ˈwɔːblə)
n
1. (Music, other) a person or thing that warbles
2. (Animals) any small active passerine songbird of the Old World subfamily Sylviinae: family Muscicapidae. They have a cryptic plumage and slender bill and are arboreal insectivores
3. (Animals) Also called: wood warbler any small bird of the American family Parulidae, similar to the Old World forms but often brightly coloured

war•bler

(ˈwɔr blər)

n.
1. Also called wood warbler. any of numerous small New World songbirds of the subfamily Parulinae (family Emberizidae), many species of which are brightly colored.
2. any of numerous small, chiefly Old World songbirds of the subfamily Sylviinae (family Muscicapidae).
3. a person or thing that warbles.
[1605–15]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.warbler - a singerwarbler - a singer; usually a singer who adds embellishments to the song
singer, vocalist, vocalizer, vocaliser - a person who sings
2.warbler - a small active songbirdwarbler - a small active songbird    
oscine, oscine bird - passerine bird having specialized vocal apparatus
gnatcatcher - very small North American and South American warblers
kinglet - small birds resembling warblers but having some of the habits of titmice
Old World warbler, true warbler - small active brownish or greyish Old World birds
greater whitethroat, Sylvia communis, whitethroat - greyish-brown Old World warbler with a white throat and underparts
lesser whitethroat, Sylvia curruca, whitethroat - Old World warbler similar to the greater whitethroat but smaller
New World warbler, wood warbler - small bright-colored American songbird with a weak unmusical song
Translations
طَيْرٌ صَدّاح، مُغَرِّد
sangfugl
parisomerousserolle
söngvari
çalı bülbülü

warbler

[ˈwɔːbləʳ] N (= bird) → curruca f

warbler

[ˈwɔːrblər] npinson mwar chest ntrésor m de guerre (pour financer une campagne électorale, un projet)war correspondent ncorrespondant(e) m/f de guerrewar crime ncrime m de guerrewar cry ncri m de guerre

warbler

n (Orn) → Grasmücke f; (= wood warbler)Waldsänger m

warbler

[ˈwɔːbləʳ] nuccello canoro
reed warbler → cannaiola comune
sedge warbler → forapaglie m inv comune
willow warbler → lui m inv grosso

warble

(ˈwoːbl) verb
to sing in a trembling voice, as some birds do. The bird was warbling (his song) on a high branch.
noun
an act, or the sound, of warbling. the warble of a bird in summer.
ˈwarbler noun
any of several kinds of small singing bird.
References in classic literature ?
And now you shall listen to the Winsome Waggish Warblers, who have often cheered me in my moments of anguish.
The Winsome Waggish Warblers proved to be a quartette of rabbit singers, two gentlemen and two lady rabbits.
Stewart," said the rival, "but ye show a poor device in your warblers.
I was prevented from getting there, in time to hear these Little Warblers, or to report upon this novel kind of vocal entertainment: novel, at least, to me: but I found in a large open space, each society gathered round its own banners, and listening in silent attention to its own orator.
He shared his money with him: bought him uncountable presents of knives, pencil-cases, gold seals, toffee, Little Warblers, and romantic books, with large coloured pictures of knights and robbers, in many of which latter you might read inscriptions to George Sedley Osborne, Esquire, from his attached friend William Dobbin--the which tokens of homage George received very graciously, as became his superior merit.
the spell of dumbness is upon them all--there is not a single warbler in the valley!
I suppose,' muttered Gabriel, 'that's out of the 'Prentice's Garland or the 'Prentice's Delight, or the 'Prentice's Warbler, or the Prentice's Guide to the Gallows, or some such improving textbook.
That's proper and appropriate, since he's a warbler.
The song may be compared to that of the Sedge warbler, but is more powerful; some harsh notes and some very high ones, being mingled with a pleasant warbling.
But in order to reach us safely some, such as whitethroats and willow warblers, first have to undertake treacherous journeys.
Rucker was counting both males and females--typically the census just marks the singing males --but the numbers quite clearly point to the overwhelming success of the conservation movement since Kirtland's warblers first became a priority in the 1960s.
Reed warblers do not need clocks, at least not mechanical ones.