eagle

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈiːgəl/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈigəl/ ,USA pronunciation: respellinggəl)


Inflections of 'eagle' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
eagles
v 3rd person singular
eagling
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
eagled
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
eagled
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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eagle

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a [bald, red, golden, desert] eagle
  2. the [Roman, American] eagle
  3. an eagle's [nest, wings, span]
  4. the eagle [soared, flew] high above
  5. the screech of an eagle
  6. the eagle swooped down on [a fish, its prey]
  7. the eagle is a symbol of the [marines, USA]
  8. [adopted, used] the eagle as [a, their] symbol
  9. birds of prey [like, including] eagles
  10. golf: scored an eagle on the [ninth]
  11. a [real, sharp] legal eagle
  12. eagle-eyed [viewers, readers, observers]
  13. slang: the eagle has landed!
v
  1. golf: [he, the player] eagled the hole
  2. golf: eagled the [hole, 9th, par 5, last]
  3. golf: a [putt, chance] to eagle the hole
n as adj
  1. is an Eagle Scout
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