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budg·ie

 (bŭj′ē)
n. Informal
A budgerigar.

budgie

(ˈbʌdʒɪ)
n
(Animals) informal short for budgerigar

budg•er•i•gar

(ˈbʌdʒ ə riˌgɑr, -ər ɪ-)

n.
an Australian parakeet, Melopsittacus undulatus, having greenish plumage with black and yellow markings, bred as a pet in a variety of colors.
[1840–50; perhaps alter. of Kamilaroi or Yuwaalaraay (Australian Aboriginal languages of New South Wales) gijirrigā (perhaps gijirr yellow or small + head)]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.budgie - small Australian parakeet usually light green with black and yellow markings in the wild but bred in many colorsbudgie - small Australian parakeet usually light green with black and yellow markings in the wild but bred in many colors
parakeet, paraquet, paroquet, parrakeet, parroket, parroquet - any of numerous small slender long-tailed parrots
genus Melopsittacus, Melopsittacus - a genus of Psittacidae
Translations
andulka
undulat
undulaatti
papigica
セキセイインコ
잉꼬
papagaj
undulat
นกขนาดเล็ก
chim vẹt đuôi dài ở Úc

budgie

n (inf) abbr of budgerigarWellensittich m

budgie

بَبَّغاء andulka undulat Wellensittich παπαγαλάκι perico, periquito undulaatti perruche papigica pappagallino セキセイインコ 잉꼬 parkietje undulat papużka falista periquito волнистый попугайчик undulat นกขนาดเล็ก muhabbet kuşu chim vẹt đuôi dài ở Úc 相思鹦鹉
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FLYAWAY budgie Buddy was given VIP tweetment after being found three miles from home.
If you notice any of the following signs, get your budgie to a vet straight away; watery droppings, lack of appetite, increased time spent sleeping, drinking more than usual, limping or loss of feathers.
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He said: "We had the alleged takeover to deal with but the camaraderie was great and a lot of that was down to Budgie.
AS an owner of a budgie I found the Vets Corner in the Examiner of great interest.
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Growing up in the slums of the red level where horrific violence is commonplace, Budgie begins to question his place in society and how he might escape to the green level's supposed better life.
How far removed, the budgie often asks himself, is he from the feral state?
Summary: The owner of a champion budgie who was killed in a suspected sabotage attack by a rival has launched an appeal for information.
You haven't lived until you've shaved with a budgie perched on your razor.