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magpie

slang Someone who talks incessantly, vapidly, and irritatingly. Of course it's just my luck to be stuck sitting next to some chirpy magpie for the whole wedding dinner. I was trying to sleep on the bus ride to work, but these magpies in the back wouldn't shut up!

magpie

n. a person who chatters; a person who annoys others by chattering. Why do those horrendous magpies all go to the same movies I go to?
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One was a pigeon, the other a magpie. The pigeon grieved for Jesus, but the magpie seemed indifferent.
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This superb picture of a magpie in flight was taken by Dave Pearce.
The decrease in magpie geese has been both rapid and alarming; action must be taken now to sustain the population of magpie geese.
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