Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An adult male chicken.
  • n. An adult male of other birds.
  • n. A person regarded as cocky or pugnacious.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A male domestic fowl, Gallus gallus.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The male of the domestic fowl; a cock.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The male of the domestic hen; a cock, as distinguished from the female or hen.
  • n. Any bird that roosts; a percher. See Insessores.
  • n. In lumbering, same as goose-neck, 4 .

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. adult male chicken

Etymologies

roost +‎ -er (Wiktionary)

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