rooster


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roost·er

 (ro͞o′stər)
n.
1.
a. An adult male chicken.
b. An adult male of certain other birds.
2. A person regarded as cocky or pugnacious.

rooster

(ˈruːstə)
n
(Animals) chiefly US and Canadian the male of the domestic fowl; a cock

roost•er

(ˈru stər)

n.
1. the male of domestic fowl and certain game birds; cock.
2. Informal. a cocky person.
[1765–75; roost + -er1]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rooster - adult male chickenrooster - adult male chicken      
Gallus gallus, chicken - a domestic fowl bred for flesh or eggs; believed to have been developed from the red jungle fowl
cockerel - a young domestic cock; not older than one year
Translations
ديكدِيك
kohout
hane
خروس
kukko
pijetao
hani
おんどり
수탉
gallus
gaidys
cocoş
petelin
tupp
jogoo
ไก่ตัวผู้
gà trống

rooster

[ˈruːstəʳ] N (esp US) → gallo m

rooster

[ˈruːstər] ncoq m

rooster

nHahn m

rooster

[ˈruːstəʳ] ngallo

roost

(ruːst) noun
a branch etc on which a bird rests at night.
verb
(of birds) to sit or sleep on a roost.
ˈrooster noun
(especially American) a farmyard cock.
rule the roost
to be the person in a group, family etc whose orders, wishes etc are obeyed.

rooster

دِيك kohout hane Hahn κόκορας gallo kukko coq pijetao gallo おんどり 수탉 haan hane kogut galo петух tupp ไก่ตัวผู้ horoz gà trống 公鸡
References in classic literature ?
Robinson was celebrating the occasion by a small and select party, the particular day having been set because strawberries were ripe and there was a rooster that wanted killing.
"You were only an ordinary fellow as an eagle; but as an old rooster you are a fowl of incomparable distinction.
The red rooster has often said that my cluck and my cackle were quite perfect; and now it's a comfort to know I am talking properly."
I spanked him for that and then he went and chased my rooster to death.
It was precisely three days, said the man, mournfully inflating a dying rooster, since his offspring had tasted bread.
One boy made a noise like a hen, another like a rooster, and a third imitated a lion in his den.
When he saw me draw back, he began to crow delightedly, `Hoo, hoo-hoo, hoo-hoo!' like a rooster. His mother scowled and said sternly,
At last the fat man seemed to weary of it, for he set to work quietly upon his meal, while his opponent, as proud as the rooster who is left unchallenged upon the midden, crowed away in a last long burst of quotation and deduction.
The other prodigy Jimmy told us about was the younger son of a chief, who, although but just turned of ten, had entered upon holy orders, because his superstitious countrymen thought him especially intended for the priesthood from the fact of his having a comb on his head like a rooster. But this was not all; for still more wonderful to relate, the boy prided himself upon his strange crest, being actually endowed with a cock's voice, and frequently crowing over his peculiarity.
"'Washish squashish squeak, Sinbad, hey-diddle diddle, grunt unt grumble, hiss, fiss, whiss,' said he to me, one day after dinner- but I beg a thousand pardons, I had forgotten that your majesty is not conversant with the dialect of the Cock-neighs (so the man-animals were called; I presume because their language formed the connecting link between that of the horse and that of the rooster).
His poetry is all very well on shipboard, notwithstanding when he wrote an "Ode to the Ocean in a Storm" in one half hour, and an "Apostrophe to the Rooster in the Waist of the Ship" in the next, the transition was considered to be rather abrupt; but when he sends an invoice of rhymes to the Governor of Fayal and another to the commander in chief and other dignitaries in Gibraltar with the compliments of the Laureate of the Ship, it is not popular with the passengers.
Lastly, she put her dead husband's wig on the bare scalp of the pumpkin, and surmounted the whole with a dusty three-cornered hat, in which was stuck the longest tail feather of a rooster.