shearwater

[ UK /ʃˈi‍əwɔːtɐ/ ]
NOUN
  1. long-winged oceanic bird that in flight skims close to the waves
Linguix Browser extension
Fix your writing
on millions of websites
Get Started For Free Linguix pencil

How To Use shearwater In A Sentence

  • For a fraction of a second Jane was off guard and the shearwater struck right in the palm of her hand.
  • The horrifying screams of petrels and shearwaters coming to their burrows after sunset have given rise to all kinds of superstitions.
  • Clonmel's Minella stayed on dourly through the rain-softened ground to take the Shearwater Handicap ‘Chase.
  • While there are few wild animals in Iceland, there is abundant birdlife - ducks, geese and, among the many sea-birds I spotted, petrels, puffins, tern, gannets, skuas and shearwaters.
  • Sperry Top-Sider Tall Shearwater Boots, $178, jcrew.com Winter Warmers
  • It is here we find the boobies, shearwaters, gannets, petrels, and the albatross.
  • There's always the chance of a minke whale, too, while terns, fulmars, guillemots, puffins and shearwaters come as standard.
  • The Shearwater has three sets of cringles numbered 1, 2, and 3 from the bottom up.
  • In addition to the wandering, we also were entranced by royal and shy albatrosses, as well as Cape and giant petrels, fairy prions and fluttering shearwaters.
  • It is anticipated that the results will be some surprise, particularly where petrels and shearwater numbers are concerned.
View all
This website uses cookies to make Linguix work for you. By using this site, you agree to our cookie policy