Cuckoo (noun)

  1. A bird with a distinctive call, typically with a barred plumage and a long tail.
  2. An eccentric or crazy person.
  3. A thing or person that is not what it seems or is out of place.


From old english cuccu, imitating the bird's call.


  1. The cuckoo bird is known for its distinctive call.
  2. He was called a cuckoo for his strange behavior.
  3. The clock was a cuckoo clock, with a bird that came out to call the hour.
  4. The cuckoo bird is a brood parasite, laying its eggs in the nests of other birds.
  5. He felt like a cuckoo in the nest, not belonging in the group.
Some random words: curious, brusque, harbormaster