pigeon

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈpɪdʒɪn/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈpɪdʒən/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(pijən)

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pigeon

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. shoo the pigeons away
  2. a pigeon's [egg, nest]
  3. [homing, carrier] pigeons
  4. send a message on a pigeon
  5. a message tied to the pigeon's [foot, ankle]
  6. the pigeons were [roosting, sitting] on
  7. feeding the pigeons
  8. pigeons are rats with wings
  9. the [park, city] is full of pigeons
  10. shooting (at) clay pigeons
  11. slang: [fraudsters, con artists] targeting pigeons
  12. UK, slang: that's your pigeon, not mine
  13. pigeon racing
  14. a pigeon hole
  15. UK: [put, leave] it in the teacher's pigeon hole
  16. there is pigeon poop everywhere
  17. speaking pidgin English
  18. clay pigeon shooting
  19. [fooled, taken in] by a pigeon drop
n as adj
  1. pigeon racing
  2. there is pigeon poop everywhere
  3. clay-pigeon shooting
  4. [fooled, taken in] by a pigeon drop
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