Definitions of tyrannid
  1. noun
    a passerine bird of the suborder Tyranni
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    New World flycatcher, flycatcher, tyrant bird, tyrant flycatcher
    large American birds that characteristically catch insects on the wing
    any of numerous small bright-colored birds of Central America and South America having short bills and elaborate courtship behavior
    small brownish South American birds that build oven-shaped clay nests
    ant bird, antbird
    any of various dull-colored South American birds that feeding on ants some following army ant swarms
    tree creeper, wood-creeper, woodcreeper, woodhewer
    any of numerous South American and Central American birds with a curved bill and stiffened tail feathers that climb and feed like woodpeckers
    any bird of the genus Pitta; brilliantly colored chiefly terrestrial birds with short wings and tail and stout bills
    Tyrannus tyrannus, kingbird
    large American flycatcher
    Contopus virens, peewee, peewit, pewee, pewit, wood pewee
    small olive-colored woodland flycatchers of eastern North America
    Sayornis phoebe, phoebe, phoebe bird
    small dun-colored North American flycatcher
    Pyrocephalus rubinus mexicanus, firebird, vermillion flycatcher
    tropical American flycatcher found as far north as southern Texas and Arizona; adult male has bright scarlet and black plumage
    chatterer, cotinga
    passerine bird of New World tropics
    ant thrush
    a kind of antbird
    ant shrike
    antbirds superficially resembling shrikes
    Hylophylax naevioides, spotted antbird
    a kind of antbird
    Muscivora-forficata, scissortail, scissortailed flycatcher
    grey flycatcher of the southwestern United States and Mexico and Central America having a long forked tail and white breast and salmon and scarlet markings
    type of:
    passeriform bird, passerine
    perching birds mostly small and living near the ground with feet having 4 toes arranged to allow for gripping the perch; most are songbirds; hatchlings are helpless
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