Cuckoo vs. Roadrunner

Cuckoo vs. Roadrunner — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Cuckoo and Roadrunner

Cuckooadjective

Crazy; not sane.

Roadrunnernoun

Either of two species of fast-running bird in the genus Geococcyx of the cuckoo family native to North and Central America, the lesser roadrunner (Geococcyx velox) and, especially, the greater roadrunner (Geococcyx californianus).

Cuckoonoun

Any of various birds, of the family Cuculidae, famous for laying its eggs in the nests of other species; but especially the common cuckoo, Cuculus canorus, that has a characteristic two-note call.

Roadrunnernoun

speedy largely terrestrial bird found from California and Mexico to Texas

Cuckoonoun

The sound of that particular bird.

Cuckoonoun

The bird shaped figure found in Swiss/German clocks (cuckoo clocks) or the clock itself.

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Cuckoonoun

Someone found where they shouldn't be (used especially in the phrase a cuckoo in the nest).

Cuckoonoun

Someone who is crazy.

Cuckooverb

To make the call of a cuckoo

Cuckooverb

To repeat something incessantly

Cuckoonoun

a man who is a stupid incompetent fool

Cuckoonoun

any of numerous European and North American birds having pointed wings and a long tail

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Cuckooverb

repeat monotonously, like a cuckoo repeats his call