Definition of Yardbird in English :

Define Yardbird in English

Yardbird meaning in English

Meaning of Yardbird in English

Pronunciation of Yardbird in English

Yardbird pronunciation in English

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1. yard bird, yardbird

a military recruit who is assigned menial tasks

2. con, convict, inmate, yard bird, yardbird

a person serving a sentence in a jail or prison

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US military
an inexperienced, untrained, or clumsy soldier, esp one employed on menial duties

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noun Slang
a military recruit; rookie, esp. one frequently assigned to cleanup or other menial duties
a prisoner; convict

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