Definition of pigeon fancier in English:

pigeon fancier


  • A person who keeps and breeds pigeons.

    • ‘A champion pigeon fancier believes he was deliberately targeted by arsonists who burned down his loft and killed more than 60 of his prized birds.’
    • ‘Neighbours are celebrating victory in their battle to get a pigeon fancier to remove his nuisance loft from a garden.’
    • ‘He was taken to a pigeon fancier and his identification ring was recognised.’
    • ‘I have been a pigeon fancier for over 20 years and have witnessed hawk attacks on dozens of birds.’
    • ‘If you are a pigeon fancier, I'd keep very, very quiet about it.’