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  Words related to drone

Related / Similar Words: drone pipe, bourdon, pilotless aircraft, radio-controlled aircraft, monotone, droning, dawdler, laggard, lagger, trailer, drone on

 

Definition:
  • stingless male bee in a colony of social bees (especially honeybees) whose sole function is to mate with the queen;
  • a pipe of the bagpipe that is tuned to produce a single continuous tone;
  • an aircraft without a pilot that is operated by remote control;
  • an unchanging intonation;
  • someone who takes more time than necessary; someone who lags behind;
  • talk in a monotonous voice;
  • make a monotonous low dull sound; "The harmonium was droning on";

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    Hyponyms: loiterer, lingerer, plodder, slowpoke, stick-in-the-mud, slowcoach, putterer, potterer, straggler, strayer

     

    Part Meronyms: bagpipe, pipes

     

    Derivational Morphology: drone on, trail, shack, drag, get behind, hang back, drop behind, lag, dawdle, fall back, fall behind, dally, linger, monotone, droning

     

    Language Translations:
    Bulgarian: търтей   Dutch: dar  
    Finnish: kuhnuri   Galician: abázcaro  
    German: Drohn   Hungarian: here  
    Interlingua: ape mascule   Italian: fuco  
    Japanese: 雄蜂   Kurdish: nêrehing  
    Lithuanian: tranas   Polish: truteń  
    Portuguese: zangão   Romanian: trântor  
    Russian: трутень   Slovene: trot  
    Spanish: zángano   Swedish: drönare  
     
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