scarecrow

[ UK /skˈe‍əkɹə‍ʊ/ ]
[ US /ˈskæɹˌkɹoʊ/ ]
NOUN
  1. an effigy in the shape of a man to frighten birds away from seeds
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How To Use scarecrow In A Sentence

  • a lanky scarecrow of a man with withered face and lantern jaws
  • To give the feeling that someone is watching and guarding over your spooky home make a dummy or scarecrow.
  • scarecrows in battered hats or draggled skirts
  • This will not prevent their ‘discovery’ after the event, but few any longer attach much importance to this tattered scarecrow.
  • I have known rocks become oblivious to both the old type of scarecrow and its modern equivalent, the automatic banger.
  • At this the Scarecrow gave a gasp and the Tin Woodman stopped short and looked reproachfully at the Woggle-Bug. The Woggle-Bug’s Thorough Command of the Language
  • The scarecrow is placed in a field, and there it could have remained. Archive 2007-11-01
  • The show will follow the adventures of Shaun and the rest of his flock as they join in with his madcap schemes, including synchronised swimming in the sheep-dip and dressing up as a scarecrow. IN THE NEWS
  • The other three members of Os Trapalhões take on the roles of the Oz-bound characters: Zacarias as the Scarecrow (with long straw blonde hair and heavy make-up, strangely resembling Sylvia Miles), Mussum as the Tin Man (his costume is an industrial tin drum) and Dede Santana as the Lion (his costume is a brown afro and a furry vest with a tail hanging from its backside). Current Movie Reviews, Independent Movies - Film Threat
  • clothes as ragged as a scarecrow's
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