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Definition of "drake" [drake]

  • A male duck. (noun)
  • A mayfly used as fishing bait. Also called drake fly. (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 "drake" in a sentence
  • "Chris Brown cries BET Awards 2010 Michael Jackson MJ beat it man in the mirror diddy lady gaga drake kanye on stage at 2010 BET Awards to Michael Jackson man in the mirror dancing tribute prince performance awards * Chris * Brown* cries* BET* Awards* 2010* michael* whos* bad * beyonce * jay * drake* kayne* west * taylor* swift* miley* cyrus * jonas * brothers* justin * beiber * usher* timberlake"
  • "On the Wing With its long tail extension, or pin, the drake is rarely mistaken for another bird, but "sprigtails" can be confused with wigeon."
  • "It may be that their movements are the results of mere fussiness, but more likely they are prompted by a desire to display their satin-like breast-feathers, for every drake is something of a dandy."