Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Word of the Day: Magpie


magpie: noun 1. A long-tailed crow with boldly marked plumage and a raucous voice.  2.  Used in similes or comparisons to refer to a person who collects things, esp. things of little value.
Ex. Elijah's magpie tendencies result in interesting modern art and a shortage of clean forks.

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