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“… it every new cuckoo comes in or you know …”

meanings of cuckoo


  1. The cuckoo clock itself.
  2. Someone who is crazy.
  3. Alternative form of coo-coo (“Barbadian food").
  4. The bird-shaped figure found in cuckoo clocks.
  5. The sound of that particular bird.
  6. A person who inveigles themselves into a place where they should not be (used especially in the phrase a cuckoo in the nest).
  7. Any of various birds, of the family Cuculidae, famous for laying its eggs in the nests of other species; but especially the common cuckoo, Cuculus canorus, that has a characteristic two-note call.


  1. To repeat something incessantly.
  2. To make the call of a cuckoo.


  1. Crazy; not sane.

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