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Synonyms for drone
droʊndrone

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dronenoun

    stingless male bee in a colony of social bees (especially honeybees) whose sole function is to mate with the queen

    Synonyms:
    bourdon, trailer, poke, droning, dawdler, monotone, pilotless aircraft, drone pipe, lagger, laggard, radio-controlled aircraft

  2. monotone, drone, droningnoun

    an unchanging intonation

    Synonyms:
    bourdon, trailer, poke, droning, dawdler, monotone, pilotless aircraft, drone pipe, lagger, laggard, radio-controlled aircraft

  3. dawdler, drone, laggard, lagger, trailer, pokenoun

    someone who takes more time than necessary; someone who lags behind

    Synonyms:
    bourdon, monotone, punch, prevue, pigeon berry, house trailer, garget, scoke, sack, thrust, carrier bag, clout, slug, dawdler, lick, drone pipe, paper bag, pilotless aircraft, biff, lagger, thrusting, droning, jab, trailer, radio-controlled aircraft, laggard, poke, jabbing, poking, preview

  4. drone, pilotless aircraft, radio-controlled aircraftnoun

    an aircraft without a pilot that is operated by remote control

    Synonyms:
    bourdon, trailer, poke, droning, dawdler, monotone, pilotless aircraft, drone pipe, lagger, laggard, radio-controlled aircraft

  5. drone, drone pipe, bourdonverb

    a pipe of the bagpipe that is tuned to produce a single continuous tone

    Synonyms:
    bourdon, trailer, poke, droning, dawdler, monotone, pilotless aircraft, drone pipe, lagger, laggard, radio-controlled aircraft

  6. droneverb

    make a monotonous low dull sound

    "The harmonium was droning on"

    Synonyms:
    drone on

  7. drone, drone onverb

    talk in a monotonous voice

    Synonyms:
    drone on

Editors Contribution

  1. quadcopter

    Submitted by rinat on August 26, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. dronenoun

    Synonyms:
    male honey-bee

  2. dronenoun

    Synonyms:
    idler, sluggard, lounger, idle fellow, lazy fellow

  3. dronenoun

    Synonyms:
    humming, humming noise

  4. droneverb

    Synonyms:
    lounge, dawdle, waste time in trifles, live in idleness

  5. droneverb

    Synonyms:
    make a dull, humming sound

  6. droneverb

    Synonyms:
    read monotonously

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. dronenoun

    Synonyms:
    sluggard, idler, lounger

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "drone":

    uav, drown, ucav, robot

Nicknames

  1. List of known nicknames for "Drone":

    Cassidy Phillips, DRONE

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#2805preview
#3903trailer
#5191robot
#8114punch
#12572thrust
#12751lick
#15199sack
#19589slug
#20854poke
#21524monotone
#24176drown
#31630jab
#31696drone
#31869poking
#34187clout
#44867biff
#46463uav
#47316thrusting
#94007bourdon
#94698droning
#148156jabbing
#155334laggard
#192719prevue
#201437ucav
#328722lagger

How to use drone in a sentence?

  1. Mike Boyd:

    All Ive seen from the FAA is mostly were gonna pass rules and regulations. Rules and regulations are not what we need, we need to have the technology to be able to identify a drone and identify who is operating it.

  2. John Kasich:

    I don't believe the drone program ought to be run out of the The CIA, the CIA is The CIA. The CIA, the drone program, should be operated exclusively out of the Pentagon.

  3. Corrections Director Bryan Stirling:

    We believe that a drone was used to fly in the tools that allowed Jimmy Causey to escape.

  4. Scott Schober:

    All these commercial drones are using standard open Wi-Fi for video telemetry and control and communication, we can pick up an approaching drone that might be a threat, the model number, its altitude and approach speed.

  5. Peter DeFazio:

    This is really serious when these things are flying around and it could kill the commercial drone industry.


Translations for drone

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  • труценьBelarusian
  • бръмчене, търтей, бръмча, ручилоBulgarian
  • bezpilotní letoun, trubecCzech
  • gwenynen segurWelsh
  • Drohne, dröhnen, BasspfeifeGerman
  • κηφήναςGreek
  • no tripulado, murmullo, teledirigido, timado, zángano, zumbido, dronSpanish
  • پهپادPersian
  • surina, bordunapilli, hyristä, surista, työläinen, kuhnuri, hymistä, lennokki, hurista, huminaFinnish
  • drone, dupe, abeillaud, bourdonnement, faux-bourdon, idiot utileFrench
  • abáboro, abellón, abázcaroGalician
  • मुफ़्तक़ोरHindi
  • hereHungarian
  • susurro, ape mascule, susurrar, [[parlar]] [[monotonemente]]Interlingua
  • gonzo, fuco, [[parlare]] [[monotonamente]], ronzio, brusio, zimbelloItalian
  • 無人飛行機, 雄蜂, ブンブン, 無人航空機Japanese
  • 숫벌Korean
  • nêrehingKurdish
  • trãnasLithuanian
  • transLatvian
  • rōriaMāori
  • брмчи, брчало, трут, брчи, брчење, брмчењеMacedonian
  • ആൺതേനീച്ചMalayalam
  • dar, brommen, drone, gebrom, bourdon, dreunenDutch
  • samolot bezzałogowy, brzęczeć, mówić monotonnie, brzęczenie, piszczałka burdonowa, truteń, buczeć, buczeniePolish
  • zumbir, zângão, [[falar]] [[monotonamente]], veículo aéreo não tripulado, zumbido, dronePortuguese
  • trântorRomanian
  • беспилотный летательный аппарат, БПЛА, трутень, жужжание, дронRussian
  • trut, трутSerbo-Croatian
  • trubecSlovak
  • trotSlovene
  • buçallëAlbanian
  • drönare, bordunSwedish
  • ட்ரோன்Tamil
  • insansız uçakTurkish
  • трутень, безпілотникUkrainian
  • ڈرونUrdu

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