budgie budgie

Definition(s):

  • (n) small Australian parakeet usually light green with black and yellow markings in the wild but bred in many colors

Usage(s):

  1. The boy heads home with a budgie in a cage, the sympathetic camera charting every hop, skip and jump through reflections in puddles along the way.
  2. But the injection method was costly and impractical for most budgie owners.

News

  • “The Saturday Boy” (YA review)

    “The Saturday Boy” is the nickname pinned on Derek, who is young enough to prefer cartoons and chocolate cereal. His idea of revenge is taping a bug inside someone’s underwear. The detested nickname– invented by a character whose moniker is Budgie, so go figure — originated when Budgie saw Derek waiting for the school bus [...]The post “The Saturday Boy” ...
    on July 24, 2013     Source: Denver Post

Quotes

  1. Moving on, then, Hook mentions an incident at a recent DJ gig: "some kid came up and gave me a hug and said 'sorry to hear about new order hooky' i was really touched its like your budgie dyin!"
    on May 10, 2007 By: Peter Hook Source: Pitchforkmedia.com

  2. "It was pretty shocking when it happened because it all happened really quickly," Hooker told Confidential yesterday. "There was a bit of a glass ledge and Budgie avoided that with the poles and he was trying to do the right thing by turning...
    on Mar 1, 2009 By: Steve Hooker Source: Daily Telegraph

  3. "One of the butterflies is tiny and the other is big and I know it is Budgie playing with her just as he did when she was a little girl," says Jackiey, who sleeps with Jade's hospital gown under her pillow.
    on May 26, 2009 By: Jackiey Budden Source: hellomagazine.com

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