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Synonyms for sparrow
ˈspær oʊspar·row

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Wiktionary3.0 / 1 vote

  1. sparrownoun

    Synonyms:
    sparra, spuggy, spadger

  2. sparrownoun

    The house sparrow, Passer domesticus; a small bird with a short bill, and brown, white and gray feathers.

    Synonyms:
    sparra, spadger, spuggy

  3. sparrownoun

    A member of the family Passeridae, comprising small Old World songbirds.

    Synonyms:
    spuggy, spadger, sparra

  4. sparrownoun

    A member of the family Emberizidae, comprising small New World songbirds.

    Synonyms:
    spadger, spuggy, sparra

  5. sparrownoun

    Generically, any small, nondescript bird.

    Synonyms:
    spadger, spuggy, sparra

  6. sparrownoun

    A quick-witted, lively person. Often used in the phrase cockney sparrow.

    Synonyms:
    sparra, spuggy, spadger

Princeton's WordNet3.2 / 10 votes

  1. sparrow, true sparrownoun

    any of several small dull-colored singing birds feeding on seeds or insects

    Synonyms:
    dunnock, true sparrow, hedge sparrow

  2. hedge sparrow, sparrow, dunnock, Prunella modularisnoun

    small brownish European songbird

    Synonyms:
    dunnock, true sparrow, hedge sparrow

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PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "sparrow":

    bruant, piaf, mccown, birdie, longspur, bunting, henslow, mahjong, fip, lark

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How to use sparrow in a sentence?

  1. Eric Berne:

    The moment a little boy is concerned with which is a jay and which is a sparrow, he can no longer see the birds or hear them sing.

  2. Resident Yoshiko Fujino:

    He's like a family member - he's very comforting. It's fun, coming home to a sparrow, my grandchildren have grown up, and there's none who are still small, so I don't know how to say it clearly, but he's like a family member.

  3. Amber Heard:

    I saw a courtroom packed full of Captain Jack Sparrow fans who were vocal, energized, this was the most humiliating and horrible thing I’ve ever been through. I’ve never felt more removed from my own humanity. I felt less than human.

  4. Anouk Aimee:

    Cosmic upheaval is not so moving as a little child pondering the death of a sparrow in the corner of a barn.

  5. Marcus Aurelius:

    Some things are rushing into existence, others out of it. Some of what now exists is already gone. Change and flux constantly remake the world, just as the incessant progression of time remakes eternity. We find ourselves in a river. Which of the things around us should we value when none of them can offer a firm foothold? Like an attachment to a sparrow: we glimpse it and it’s gone.


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