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Definition of a bird in the hand is worth two in the bush.

a bird in the hand is worth two in the bush.

interjection

  • something you have now is worth more than two things you have just a chance of getting.

    Last edited on Aug 25 2010. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Aug 11 2009.

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Other terms relating to 'a':

Definitions include: amphetamine.
Definitions include: the best.
Definitions include: sexual activity.
Definitions include: In the West/Central Canadian accent, "about" is pronounced somewhere between "aboot" and "a boat".
Definitions include: a little crazy
Definitions include: an unspecified small number.
Definitions include: to play around.
Definitions include: very common.
Definitions include: a mythical creature who is extremely happy or fortunate.
Definitions include: a non-specified price.
Definitions include: a non-specified price.
Definitions include: to collide with a tree.
Definitions include: an ugly face.
Definitions include: a few drinks of alcohol.
Definitions include: of lower than average intelligence.

Other terms relating to 'bird':

Definitions include: "A person who I will not disclose told me..."
Definitions include: "A person who I will not disclose told me..."
Definitions include: a female.
Definitions include: an unintelligent person.
Definitions include: unintelligent.
Definitions include: sex and sexuality.
Definitions include: sex and sexuality.
Definitions include: a person who wakes up early in the day.
Definitions include: when eating, to often eat a little.
Definitions include: to raise the middle finger towards a person, as an offensive gesture.
Definitions include: worthless or displeasing.
Definitions include: a police helicopter using a spotlight.
Definitions include: a police or black helicopter that flies around with spotlight on.

Other terms relating to 'bush':

Definitions include: natural, untrimmed pubic hair ("bush"), especially on a female.
Definitions include: to delay in getting to the point.
Definitions include: one's pubic hair.
Definitions include: tired.
Definitions include: bad or inferior.
Definitions include: natural, untrimmed pubic hair, especially on a female.
Definitions include: natural, untrimmed pubic hair ("bush"), especially on a female.
Definitions include: unkempt pubic hair ("bush") on a female, during the non-bikini season.

Other terms relating to 'hand':

Definitions include: to do something bad to someone that takes care of one.
Definitions include: to be severely defeated.
Definitions include: to have in one's possession.
Definitions include: get caught doing something one shouldn't
Definitions include: to applaud.
Definitions include: to fist fight someone.
Definitions include: a powerful handgun.
Definitions include: American football.
Definitions include: closely, as in a close friendship or a close working relationship.
Definitions include: to give a person credit for an achievement.
Definitions include: See handjob.
Definitions include: items - usually clothing - worn by an older relative (especially sibling) and then "handed down" to a younger relative.
Definitions include: in great amounts.
Definitions include: used when comparing things and something is the clear-cut winner.
Definitions include: prone to inappropriate touching with one's hands.

Other terms relating to 'in':

Definitions include: a secret advantage.
Definitions include: involving everyone or everything.
Definitions include: doing something emphatically.
Definitions include: no chance.
Definitions include: something easy.
Definitions include: at some time before the present.
Definitions include: having resumed an activity that one had previously stopped performing.
Definitions include: included.
Definitions include: clitoris.
Definitions include: to intrude.
Definitions include: See barge in.
Definitions include: visible mucus in one's nostrils.
Definitions include: acronym for "be back in a bit", i.e. "I will return in a short amount of time."
Definitions include: never.
Definitions include: to be in a bad situation along with others.

Other terms relating to 'is':

Definitions include: what was previously expected to happen may not.
Definitions include: a declaration of victory or superiority.
Definitions include: the bathroom.
Definitions include: "alright".
Definitions include: family relations are more important than other relationships.
Definitions include: interjection used to announce one's arrival.
Definitions include: before you were even born.
Definitions include: acronym for "for what it's worth".
Definitions include: acronym for "Google is your friend".
Definitions include: "Go home, you're drunk," as a drunk person might say it.
Definitions include: "How are you doing?" Also how you going.
Definitions include: acronym for "I am a lawyer".
Definitions include: acronym for "I am not a constitutional lawyer".
Definitions include: acronym for "I am not a lawyer."
Definitions include: acronym for "I am not a medical doctor".

Other terms relating to 'the':

Definitions include: the real information or the proof, instruction, the know how, where, when, and why about something or someone.
Definitions include: walking, generally as opposed to driving.
Definitions include: interrogation.
Definitions include: extremely intoxicated
Definitions include: information.
Definitions include: a good estimate.
Definitions include: a secret advantage.
Definitions include: inclusive.
Definitions include: to make a bad situation worse.
Definitions include: with the amount of time left to finish a task rapidly disappearing.
Definitions include: having an opinion or belief prior to it becoming common or popular.
Definitions include: of a male, to urinate.
Definitions include: secret sexual activity with a person other than one's partner.
Definitions include: meaning caring about everything.
Definitions include: extremely popular.

Other terms relating to 'two':

Definitions include: an unattractive female met while drinking alcohol at a bar, and then taken back to one's residence to spend the night.
Definitions include: "to".
Definitions include: walking, generally as opposed to driving.
Definitions include: a mythical creature who is extremely happy or fortunate.
Definitions include: diarrhea.
Definitions include: penis and testicles.
Definitions include: to care.
Definitions include: to defecate; "poop".
Definitions include: to defecate; "poop".
Definitions include: an extremely well-behaved person.
Definitions include: Very hot outside.
Definitions include: "Both people involved in a bad situation are to be blamed."
Definitions include: happy, as a dog would be if it found it had an extra penis.
Definitions include: to have sex.
Definitions include: male genitals (i.e. penis and testicles.)

Other terms relating to 'worth':

Definitions include: acronym for "for what it's worth".
Definitions include: very worthless.
Definitions include: misspelling of worthless as tits on a boar hog.
Definitions include: to be worth of one's salary.
Definitions include: to be extremely valuable.

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