droppings droppings  /d ˈrɑ pɪŋz/

Definition(s):

  • (n) fecal matter of animals

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The poor ate cats, dogs and the droppings of birds; some starving mothers ate their children.
  2. Further confirmation: tiny droppings in the corner where the chain-link fence meets the front wall of the house.
  3. Don't look closely at the droppings in the driveway and you might not realize they belong to a nearby ferocious animal.

News

  1. Radnor has 'serious problem with Canada geese'

    Crowds of Canada geese are causing consternation in Radnor Township. The birds leave messy and unsanitary droppings that promote algae growth in ponds.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Main Line Suburban Life

  2. Radnor's goose is cooked: Fowl play ruffles feathers on Main Line

    RADNOR -  Crowds of Canada geese are causing consternation in Radnor Township. The birds leave messy and unsanitary droppings that promote algae growth in ponds.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Delaware County Daily Times

  3. City: Dog doo doo becoming a no no

    Metropolis, Illinois leaders are considering an ordinance they hope would cut down on the number of dog droppings left behind by the dog's owner.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: WPSD Local 6 Paducah

Quotes

  1. "Little harm done. It delayed classes for half the day and made a bit of a mess but aside from a few zebra droppings, there's no serious damage. This is pretty good actually. We've never had a zebra before. I'd give this one an A minus," joked...
    on Apr 24, 2008 By: Stephen Bowen Source: myfoxny.com

  2. "We found extraordinary droppings from rats and the most unhygienic kitchen I've ever seen in my career," Mr. Ramsay said. "There should be a government health warning before the program saying 'all dinner should be consumed before watching...
    on Aug 28, 2007 By: Gordon Ramsay Source: Television Week

  3. "The people of New York are sick and tired of dodging pigeons and their droppings as they walk around the city," Felder said in a news release. "The sidewalks, parks, streets and bridges of our city are littered with evidence that something...
    on Nov 12, 2007 By: Simcha Felder Source: Xinhua

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