Definition of budgie in English:



  • A budgerigar.

    • ‘There are also goats, sheep, calves, budgies, rabbits, chickens, turkeys, ducks, owls.’
    • ‘I share an apartment with my parents, two cats, and two budgies.’
    • ‘A seminar at Edinburgh University's veterinary center focuses on educating people on the correct way of interacting with highly-strung avians from macaws to budgies.’
    • ‘The luxury development, which can house up to 250 pets, including dogs, cats, rabbits, guinea pigs, hamsters, parrots and budgies, is expected to create 200 jobs.’
    • ‘The area also boasts a new aviary with a variety of colourful ‘chirpers’ including budgies, cockatiels, lovebirds and quails.’
    • ‘The really are the sweetest birds in existence - flightless, defenseless, harmless, big, green budgies.’
    • ‘Various animals - including, of course, budgies and parrots - appeared regularly in the storylines.’
    • ‘I have gravestones for my two budgies in my front garden.’
    • ‘Writing in the journal, Science, the researchers described how they applied sunscreen to the yellow crown feathers of male and female budgies to reduce their UV absorption.’
    • ‘She was devastated when her parrot Charlie, cockatiel Molly and two budgies, Billy and Gregory, all died within hours of each other.’
    • ‘The Three Owls bird sanctuary in Norden has been inundated with calls from people who have spotted cockatiels, budgies and parrots that have been released into the wild.’
    • ‘She has already taken in budgies, dogs and parakeets and in the past she has looked after ducks.’
    • ‘Parrots could even tell the difference between film of macaws and budgies.’
    • ‘Gary said: ‘I have always loved wildlife and kept budgies and Mynah birds as a small boy.’’
    • ‘Mr. Ramsden sells a range of poultry birds including ducks and geese, as well as a selection of ‘fancy birds’ such as canaries and budgies, but he has a policy of not accepting any birds imported within the last 12 months.’
    • ‘And as an added bonus, our budgie Pixie really likes the music.’
    • ‘Also rescued were their pet birds a cockatiel, two parrots and three budgies.’
    • ‘Health officers responding to complaints from an enraged neighbour first ordered him to get rid of some of the budgies and then swooped on his aviary, confiscating dozens of birds.’
    • ‘William Brown said: ‘We would, of course, like to reunite the budgie with his owners.’’
    • ‘Zippos Circus, which has horses, budgies and a sheepdog among its performers, opened at the Westcott Recreation Ground yesterday.’