from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. One, such as an ornithologist, who works with birds.
- n. Slang An aviator.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. a man who works with birds
- n. an aviator
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A fowler or birdcatcher.
- n. An aviator; airman.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A bird-catcher; a fowler.
- n. An ornithologist.
- n. One who stuffs birds.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
October 26th, 2007 at 5: 36 pm chodin says: yeah, birdman is definetely his robin.
I tell you that because I´ve discovered birdman last week and I wonder if you use 'birdman' in your book for that reason and if hellion have similar allusions.
My "birdman" in the novel is based on my colleagues who counted "goose poops" and were the object of amusement by the locals.
Alacatraz Prison and the cell of "birdman" Robert Stroud.
Another rebounding/defensive big man is all this team needs to seriously compete for a shot at the Finals. chris anderson needs to start playing with a chip on his shoulder, again ... he's too concerned with being "birdman".
They were donated by the family of an eccentric Sydney street character, Henry 'birdman'
I concur with the birdman - geez, don't ride out the storm with a sinking ship.
The sculptor, who died in 1993, is thought to have been inspired to create the 1.9 metre-high half-man, half-bird figure in plaster after reading in Paris Match about a real-life birdman, Léo Valentin, who tried to fly, Icarus-like, with wings.
If McCain gets elected, life as you know it will be over, that is, if you are alive to witness it. birdman
Eventhough the acting was highschool at best, they had some heavy hitters in there … Max Von Sydow and the head birdman guy, who because his name escapes me right now I'll be raked over the coals for by all you later.