Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

Comprehensive
Dictionary Suite
Help
Help
Help
 
Intermediate Dictionary
   
Display options
Show syllables
Show Lookup History
Double-Click Lookup
  Show Spanish support
 
Pronunciation
Wordsmyth
  Phonics
  IPA
 
Entry formats
Standard
  Classic
 
Lookup History
perch1

perch1

 
pronunciation:
puhrch
parts of speech:
noun, verb
features:
Word Explorer
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a branch or bar on which birds sit.
 
definition 2: a small place to sit or rest up high.
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: perched, perches, perching
definition: to rest or come to rest on a branch or bar.
The sparrows perched on the clothes line.
 
derivation: percher (n.)
Word Explorer
See
  bird, pet