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scarecrow

noun

1 scarecrow

An effigy in the shape of a man to frighten birds away from seeds.

synonyms: bird-scarer, scarer, straw man, strawman.

Roget 846: ugliness etc. adj.; deformity, inelegance; acomia; disfigurement etc. (blemish) 848; want of symmetry, inconcinnity; distortion etc. ... show more

Roget 860: fear, timidity, diffidence, want of confidence; apprehensiveness, fearfulness etc. adj.; solicitude, anxiety, care, apprehension, misgiving; feeze [U.S.]; ... show more

Dutch: vogelschrik, vogelverschrikker
Polish: strach na wróble




Moby thesaurus: Dracula, Frankenstein, Wolf-man, baboon, bag, blemish, blot, bogey, bogeyman, bugaboo, bugbear, bust, carving, dog, doll, dolly, dummy, eyesore, fantoccini, fee-faw-fum ... show more.

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