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Meaning of "jailbird" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF JAILBIRD

jailbird  [ˈdʒeɪlˌbɜːd] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF JAILBIRD

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Jailbird is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES JAILBIRD MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of jailbird in the English dictionary

The definition of jailbird in the dictionary is a person who is or has been confined to jail, esp repeatedly; convict.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH JAILBIRD


awlbird
ˈɔːlˌbɜːd
bellbird
ˈbɛlˌbɜːd
blackbird
ˈblækˌbɜːd
bluebird
ˈbluːˌbɜːd
cowbird
ˈkaʊˌbɜːd
firebird
ˈfaɪəˌbɜːd
gaolbird
ˈdʒeɪlˌbɜːd
hummingbird
ˈhʌmɪŋˌbɜːd
ladybird
ˈleɪdɪˌbɜːd
lovebird
ˈlʌvˌbɜːd
mockingbird
ˈmɒkɪŋˌbɜːd
oilbird
ˈɔɪlˌbɜːd
railbird
ˈreɪlˌbɜːd
riflebird
ˈraɪfəlˌbɜːd
snowbird
ˈsnəʊˌbɜːd
songbird
ˈsɒŋˌbɜːd
sunbird
ˈsʌnˌbɜːd
thunderbird
ˈθʌndəˌbɜːd
wattlebird
ˈwɒtəlˌbɜːd
yardbird
ˈjɑːdˌbɜːd

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE JAILBIRD

jai
jai alai
Jai Hind
jail
jail cell
jail delivery
jail fever
jail sentence
jail term
jail-like
jailable
jailbait
jailbreak
jailbreaker
jailer
jaileress
jailhouse
jailless
jailor
jailoress

WORDS THAT END LIKE JAILBIRD

a little bird
bird
bowerbird
brain-fever bird
cage bird
early bird
early-bird
get the bird
jaybird
like a bird
lyrebird
old bird
rainbird
rare bird
redbird
seabird
wading bird
water bird
whirlybird
yellowbird

Synonyms and antonyms of jailbird in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «JAILBIRD»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «jailbird» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of jailbird

Translation of «jailbird» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF JAILBIRD

Find out the translation of jailbird to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of jailbird from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «jailbird» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

累犯
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

presidiario
570 millions of speakers

English

jailbird
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

क़ैदी
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

خريج السجون
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

арестант
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

prisioneiro
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

কারাবাসী
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

récidiviste
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Jailbird
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Knastbruder
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

囚人
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

상습범
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Jailbird
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

tù nhân
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

சிறையில் இருப்பவர்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

जेलबर्ड
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

hapishane kuşu
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

carcerato
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

więzień
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

арештант
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

jailbird
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

jailbird
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

tronkvoël
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

jailbird
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

fengselsfugl
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of jailbird

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «JAILBIRD»

The term «jailbird» is normally little used and occupies the 109.426 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «JAILBIRD» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «jailbird» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «jailbird» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about jailbird

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «JAILBIRD»

Discover the use of jailbird in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to jailbird and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Jailbird: A Novel
This wry tale follows bumbling bureaucrat Walter F. Starbuck from Harvard to the Nixon White House to the penitentiary as Watergate’s least known co-conspirator.
Kurt Vonnegut, 2010
2
Jailbird
Now Walter F. Starbuck is coming out of jail, into the brave new world of 1980s Manhattan, and this is the story of his first twenty-four hours of freedom.
Kurt Vonnegut, 2011
3
Once a Jailbird: A Novel
Hans Fallada, whose famous works include Alone in Berlin and The Drinker, brilliantly crafts this dark and moving novel, originally written in 1934, as he describes a seedy criminal underworld of shabby lives and violent deeds, showing how ...
Hans Fallada, 2014
4
Jailbird Kid
Angela Wroboski has recently moved with her mother from their small hometown into the city to rid them of a dark past.
Shirlee Smith Matheson, 2010
5
Jailbird's Daughter
Alison Grant is just five when her father is sent to prison for murder. Taunted at school for being a jailbird's daughter, then abandoned by her mother, she goes to live with her grandmother.
Irene Carr, 2012
6
Jailbird
A paradoxical blend of light and dark, Jailbird is a warm and humorous tale about the power of hope.
Heather Huffman, 2011
7
Plays: Girl from Maxim's; She's all yours; Flea in her ear; ...
This volume of new, sparkling translations by Kenneth McLeish contains three plays from the peak of his career, The Girl from Maxim 's, She's All Yours (La Main Passe) and A Flea in her Ear (La Puce a L'Oreille), together with an early work ...
Georges Feydeau, Henry McLeish, Kenneth McLeish, 2002
8
Longarm and the Kansas Jailbird
More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA
Tabor Evans, 1999
9
Jailbird
Many thought that John Taber would never show his face again in Charon after his prison term had been served. But Taber was intent on clearing his name.
Tom Anson, 1999
10
Kurt Vonnegut: A Critical Companion
Vonnegut made a strong comeback with the publication of Jailbird in 1979. The novel is not only far superior to Slapstick, it also announces a new direction in Vonnegut's work. With the exception of Galapagos (1985) and Timequake (1997) , ...
Thomas F. Marvin, 2002

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «JAILBIRD»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term jailbird is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Jailbird held for theft in Changanassery
Changanassery: A 31-year-old jailbird involved in a series of thefts across south Kerala was arrested at Changanassery. Jijish Karikulam from ... «onmanorama, Jul 15»
2
female model ruling mens runway kris gottschalk - Style.com
As the only girl in the lineup, Gottschalk brought a touch of androgyny to Public School's roster and played the part of jailbird with attitude, ... «Style.com, Jul 15»
3
Bird-brained but fun, Chicken leaves you punning
... with the anxious rooster His Nibs (Nathan Pylypuk), the arrogant rooster Alphonso (Felix Leblanc) and the jailbird Stewer (Alyssa Billingsley). «Saskatoon StarPhoenix, Jul 15»
4
Movie review: Ant-Man - Entertainment - NZ Herald News
He's hoping to go straight so he can be a decent dad to his young daughter whose mother ditched her jailbird husband for a cop. Pym has his ... «New Zealand Herald, Jul 15»
5
Maui's "Burn'n Love" Elvis show island hops to Waikiki
... the real story begins with Elvis swaying in front of the mic in plain clothes and early songs such as “Blue Suede Shoes” and “Jailbird Rock. «Hawaiimagazine.com, Jul 15»
6
Joking? Lee Daniels slams Emmy voters | CelebCafe.org
... jailbird-turned-music honcho Cookie Lyon in the breakout hit. Smollett seems to have missed the setup for an “Emmy nominations for Empire! «Celebrity Cafe - Entertainment News, Jul 15»
7
Downton Abbey's Michelle Dockery lands role as a jailbird con-artist in
From riches to rags! Downton Abbey's Michelle Dockery lands role as a jailbird con-artist in new drama Good Behaviour. By Kayleigh Giles For ... «Daily Mail, Jul 15»
8
Jailbird fraudster Robert Agius loses tax appeal
Jailbird fraudster Robert Agius loses tax appeal. Share; Share via Email · Share on Google Plus · Post on facebook wall · Share on twitter · Post ... «The Australian Financial Review, Jul 15»
9
Donovan McNabb's blood-alcohol level said to be twice the legal limit
This means the former Bird could become a jailbird. McNabb was involved in a non-injury collision with another vehicle on June 28. Yesterday ... «Philly.com, Jul 15»
10
Love Me Tender gets us all shook up at Sunderland Empire
Then along comes this motorbike-riding, guitar-playing `Elvis' character Chad (Ben Lewis) – a jailbird decked in his leather jacket, who injects ... «ChronicleLive, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Jailbird [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/jailbird>. Feb 2020 ».
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