English version

sparrow

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Birds
sparrowspar‧row /ˈspærəʊ $ -roʊ/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 HBBa small brown bird, very common in many parts of the world
Examples from the Corpus
sparrowHe seemed more alert than a cat after a sparrow.A curious sparrow follows them, mixing its ries with theirs.Caged females are attacked by mated female sparrows.Other small birds like the house sparrow can follow a similar format but have squarer crowns to the head.As she set down her cup, startling the sparrows, she thought she might even pack his belongings.The myrtle was her tree; the dove her bird-sometimes, too, the sparrow and the swan.The sparrows once more take possession of the street.And ivy is where sparrows like to nest most of all.
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