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Definition of "chickadee" []

  • Any of several small plump North American birds of the genus Parus, having predominantly gray plumage and a dark-crowned head. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "chickadee" in a sentence
  • "I have a close friend that I call chickadee ... love your card and it made me think happy thoughts of my friend today!"
  • "The chickadee, which is at home alike in the primitive woods and in our wood-lots, still retains its confidence in the towns to a remarkable degree."
  • "The chickadee is my favorite - followed closely by the boy looking at the flower."