Synonyms of drone in English:

drone


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verb

1‘we heard a plane droning overhead’

SYNONYMS

hum, buzz, whir, vibrate, murmur, rumble, purr, hiss, whisper, sigh

2‘the president droned on about right and wrong’

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speak boringly, speak monotonously, go on and on, talk interminably

intone, pontificate

informal spout, sound off, jaw, spiel, speechify, preachify


noun

1‘the drone of aircraft taking off’

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hum, buzz, whir, whirring, vibration, murmur, murmuring, purr, purring, hiss, hissing, whisper, whispering, sigh

2‘students came to be regarded as drones supported by taxpayers' money’

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hanger-on, parasite, leech, passenger

idler, loafer, layabout, lounger, good-for-nothing, do-nothing, sluggard, laggard

informal lazybones, scrounger, sponger, cadger, freeloader, bloodsucker, waster, skiver, slacker