noun, plural rookeries.
a breeding place or colony of gregarious birds or animals, as penguins and seals.
a colony of rooks.
a place where rooks congregate to breed.
a crowded tenement house.
noun (pl) -eries
a group of nesting rooks
a clump of trees containing rooks’ nests
a breeding ground or communal living area of certain other species of gregarious birds or mammals, esp penguins or seals
a colony of any such creatures
(archaic) an overcrowded slum tenement building or area of housing
A place where certain birds or animals, such as crows, penguins, and seals, gather to breed.
noun 1. an athlete playing his or her first season as a member of a professional sports team: The rookie replaced the injured regular at first base. 2. a raw recruit, as in the army or on a police force. 3. a novice; tyro. noun 1. (informal) an inexperienced person or newcomer, esp a raw […]
adjective, rookier, rookiest. 1. full of or frequented by rooks. adjective rookier, rookiest 1. (literary) abounding in rooks rookie
[room-uh n-pil-er, roo m-] /ˈrum ənˈpɪl ər, ˈrʊm-/ adjective, Mining. 1. noting a means of extracting coal or other minerals from underground deposits by first cutting out rooms, then robbing the pillars between them; pillar-and-breast.
noun 1. a clerk at a hotel who assigns rooms to guests, keeps the guest register, sorts the incoming mail, etc.