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Definition of Cuckoo


  1. A bird belonging to Cuculus, Coccyzus, and several allied genera, of many species.

Cuckoo Quotations

In Italy, for 30 years under the Borgias, they had warfare, terror, murder and bloodshed, but they produced Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci and the Renaissance. In Switzerland they had brotherly love, they had 500 years of democracy and peace - and what did that produce? The cuckoo clock.
Orson Welles

Switzerland is a small, steep country, much more up and down than sideways, and is all stuck over with large brown hotels built on the cuckoo clock style of architecture.
Ernest Hemingway

In Switzerland they had brotherly love, five hundred years of democracy and peace, and what did they produce? The cuckoo clock!
Graham Greene

I had those kind of parents where I watched all of these very sophisticated movies: 'Five Easy Pieces', 'One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest.'
Sam Rockwell

The cuckoo who is on to himself is halfway out of the clock.
Wilson Mizner
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Cuckoo Translations

cuckoo in Dutch is koekoek
cuckoo in French is coucou
cuckoo in German is Kuckuck
cuckoo in Hungarian is kakukk
cuckoo in Portuguese is cuco

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