kingfisher kingfisher  /ˈkɪŋ ˌfɪ ʃər/


  • (n) nonpasserine large-headed bird with a short tail and long sharp bill; usually crested and bright-colored; feed mostly on fish


  1. Through the carved window frame I can see swallows swooping over the lillies, little black ducks diving in the shallows and a kingfisher preening itself on the verandah.
  2. A dark young man, attired in pajamas of kingfisher-blue silk, smoking, with mannered nonchalance, a brown cigaret, was reclining among the pillows of a luxurious seabed.
  3. As he rode on casual journeys through his domain he watched the pavements as sharply as a kingfisher hunting shiners; his pink face lighted at the first sign of recognition.


  1. A Kingfisher man is dead after a big rig accident on Highway 9

    A Kingfisher man is dead after a big rig collided with a vehicle on State Highway 9, officials say.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: McAlester News-Capital

  2. Kingfisher man dies in Pittsburg County wreck

    A Kingfisher man died in a Pittsburg County wreck Tuesday afternoon, according to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Oklahoman

  3. Kingfisher CEO names potential successors, Bloomberg reports

    Kingfisher CEO Ian Cheshire named two key deputies as potential successors when he relinquishes leadership of the U.K. home-improvement retailer in about three years, reports Bloomberg. He named Kevin ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: via Yahoo! Finance

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  • "Our strategy at Kingfisher is to open new long-haul routes and expand existing ones," said Mallya.
    on Jun 20, 2007 By: Vijay Mallya Source: Brisbane Times

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