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Definitions of drone

  1. a pipe of the bagpipe that is tuned to produce a single continuous tone Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. someone who takes more time than necessary; someone who lags behind Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. stingless male bee in a colony of social bees (especially honeybees) whose sole function is to mate with the queen Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. an aircraft without a pilot that is operated by remote control Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. an unchanging intonation Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. talk in a monotonous voice Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. make a monotonous low dull sound; "The harmonium was droning on" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  8. The male of bees, esp. of the honeybee. It gathers no honey. See Honeybee. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. One who lives on the labors of others; a lazy, idle fellow; a sluggard. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. That which gives out a grave or monotonous tone or dull sound; as: (a) A drum. [Obs.] Halliwell. (b) The part of the bagpipe containing the two lowest tubes, which always sound the key note and the fifth. Webster Dictionary DB
  11. A humming or deep murmuring sound. Webster Dictionary DB
  12. A monotonous bass, as in a pastoral composition. Webster Dictionary DB
  13. To utter or make a low, dull, monotonous, humming or murmuring sound. Webster Dictionary DB
  14. To love in idleness; to do nothing. Webster Dictionary DB
  15. To utter a monotonous tone or sound; live in idleness. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  16. To read or speak in a monotonous tone. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  17. A dull monotonous tone: one of the pipes of a bagpipe; the male of the honeybee, which produces no honey; a lazy fellow. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  18. Dronish. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  19. The male of the honeybee: one who lives on the labor of others, like the drone-bee: a lazy, idle fellow. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  20. The largest tube of the bagpipe. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  21. The male bee; an idle fellow. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  22. To make a deep humming sound. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  23. To hum. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  24. A dull, monotonous humming. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  25. One of the three long tubes of the bag pipe, each of which produces a fixed note operating as a sustained bass, or its sound; a bass of one note running through a piece. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  26. To idle. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  27. A male bee, that gathers no honey; an idler. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  28. The male of the honey-bee, which makes no honey, smaller than the queen bee, but larger than the working bee; an idler; one who does nothing to support himself or others, but lives on others; a humming or low sound, or the instrument of humming; the largest tube of the bagpipe, which emits a continued deep note. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  29. To read or speak in a droning manner. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  30. To emit a low, heavy, dull sound; to live in idleness. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  31. The male of the honey-bee which makes no honey; an idler; a sluggard; a dull humming sound; the largest pipe of the bagpipe. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  32. To emit a dull humming sound; to live idly. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  33. The male of any species of bee. A dictionary of scientific terms. By Henderson, I. F.; Henderson, W. D. Published 1920.
  34. [Anglo-Saxon] The male bee. na
  35. dr[=o]n, n. the male of the honey-bee: one who lives on the labour of others, like the drone-bee: a lazy, idle fellow.--adj. DRON'ISH, like a drone: lazy, idle.--adv. DRON'ISHLY.--n. DRON'ISHNESS.--adv. DRON'Y. [A.S. drán, the bee; Dan. drone.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  36. dr[=o]n, v.i. to make a low humming sound.--n. the bass-pipe of a bagpipe.--n. DRONE'-PIPE, a pipe producing a droning sound. [M. E. drounen, to roar; not found in A.S. Cf. Dut. dreunen, Ger. dröhnen.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  37. Male of honey-bee, which does not work; idler; deep humming sound; monotonous speech or speaker; basspipe of bagpipe; fixed continuous note emitted by this. (Vb) buzz like bee or bagpipe, talk or utter monotonously, whence droningly adv.; idle; idle away (life &c.). [old English] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  38. n. [Anglo-Saxon] The male of the honey-bee;—a lazy, idle fellow; a sluggard:—a humming or low sound; the largest tube of the bagpipe. Cabinet Dictionary
  39. The bee which, makes no honey; a pipe of a bagpipe; a sluggard, an idler; the hum, or instrument of humming. Complete Dictionary

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