[koo-bee fawr-uh] /ˈku bi ˈfɔr ə/
an archaeological locality on the northeastern side of Lake Rudolf, in northern Kenya, yielding important early hominid fossils and some of the oldest hominid areas with stone tools, bone food waste, and possible evidence of fire use, dating from one to two million years ago.
[koo-doo] /ˈku du/ noun, plural koodoos. 1. . [koo-doo] /ˈku du/ noun 1. a large African antelope, Tragelaphus strepsiceros, the male of which has large corkscrewlike horns. /ˈkuːduː/ noun 1. a variant spelling of kudu /ˈkuːduː/ noun 1. either of two spiral-horned antelopes, Tragelaphus strepsiceros (greater kudu) or T. imberbis (lesser kudu), which inhabit the […]
[koo k-uh-bur-uh, -buhr-uh] /ˈkʊk əˌbɜr ə, -ˌbʌr ə/ noun 1. an Australian kingfisher, Dacelo gigas, having a loud, harsh cry that resembles laughter. /ˈkʊkəˌbʌrə/ noun 1. Also called laughing jackass. a large arboreal Australian kingfisher, Dacelo novaeguineae (or gigas), with a cackling cry 2. Also called blue-winged kookaburra. a related smaller bird D. Leachii, of […]
[kook] /kuk/ noun, Slang. 1. an eccentric, strange, or foolish person. 2. an insane person. /kuːk/ noun 1. (US & Canadian, informal) an eccentric, crazy, or foolish person n. 1960, American English slang; see kooky. modifier : did a kook piece with dancers noun [fr cuckoo]
[koo-kee] /ˈku ki/ adjective, kookier, kookiest. Slang. 1. of, like, or pertaining to a ; eccentric, strange, or foolish. /ˈkuːkɪ/ adjective kookier, kookiest 1. (informal) crazy, eccentric, or foolish adj. 1959, American English, originally teenager or beatnik slang, possibly a shortening of cuckoo. Using the newest show-business jargon, Tammy [Grimes] admits, “I look kooky,” meaning […]