cuckoo cuckoo  /ˈkə ˌku/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a man who is a stupid incompetent fool
  2. (n) any of numerous European and North American birds having pointed wings and a long tail
  3. (v) repeat monotonously, like a cuckoo repeats his call

Usage(s):

  1. But this summer the serpent has been popping up with cuckoo-clock regularity.
  2. The only stereotypical Swiss thing missing is the cuckoo clock.
  3. New trends and names keep the plots boiling They are the insomniac's solace, the commuter's opiate, everymitty's escape from idiot box and cuckoo's nest.

News

  1. Doctor who OK'd 'Cuckoo's Nest' hospital use dies

    Doctor who OK'd 'Cuckoo's Nest' hospital use dies Associated Press Copyright 2013 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Updated 6:03 pm, Friday, June 7, 2013 (AP) — The psychiatrist who opened the Oregon State Hospital's doors to filming of the 1975 Academy Award-winning movie "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" has died ...
    on June 9, 2013     Source: seattlepi.com

  2. Doctor who OK'd 'Cuckoo's Nest' hospital use dies - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Sports

    GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) - The psychiatrist who opened the doors of the Oregon State Hospital to filming of the 1975 Academy Award-winning movie "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" has died.
    on June 8, 2013     Source: Quincy Herald-Whig

  3. Psychiatrist allowed filming of `Cuckoo's Nest'

    The psychiatrist who opened the doors of the Oregon State Hospital to the filming of the 1975 Academy Award-winning move "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest," has died.
    on June 8, 2013     Source: Seattle Times

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Quotes

  1. "People were laughing at us with our leather shorts, edelweiss, cheese, chocolate and cuckoo clocks," Bertarelli said about the early days.
    on Jul 4, 2007 By: Ernesto Bertarelli Source: Forbes

  2. A more laid-back Couric reported live from the Commander in Chief Ball and apologized if she seemed "a little cuckoo" after being on the air for so long.
    on Jan 21, 2009 By: Katie Couric Source: USA Today

  3. "I knew it had been going on since when I went cuckoo - bananas - in 2003. It was fraud after fraud," Love told The Sun. "But nobody believed me until now."
    on Mar 10, 2008 By: Courtney Love Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

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